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Highlight: Tracking China and India's emerging aid policies

India and China are emerging as major sources of funding through overseas philanthropy, private investment, and government aid. The engagement of these and other emerging economies is transforming the landscape of international giving.This trend and...

Putting youth to work in sub-Saharan Africa

Although many of the world’s fastest growing economies are in sub-Saharan Africa, joblessness persists in the region. Past and current initiatives to promote youth entrepreneurship are not having the desired results. There is also limited knowledge...

Presentation: How to tackle social disparities in India

Despite rapid economic growth and policies to promote inclusive growth, social disparities remain large in India. On October 11 and 18, 2013, two IDRC grantees will present their perspectives on inclusion:On October 11th, Sukhadeo Thorat, a leading...

Conference on policy reform for SMEs in Asia

Small- and medium-scale enterprises—or SMEs—play a critical role in many economies, notably in Asia. Unleashing the potential of SMEs in Asia requires more sophisticated policies based  on context-specific evidence. As many middle-income Asian...

How can we make cities safer?
IDRC Panel Discussion
and Live Webcast

The speed and scale of global urbanization are staggering. More than half of the world’s population — around 3.4 billion people — now lives in cities. In 1950, 80 urban centres had populations exceeding 1 million; today there are 480 such centres...

IDRC at Resilient Cities Forum 2013

The Resilient Cities 2013 Forum in Bonn, Germany, will bring together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to share experiences for equipping cities with strategies to cope with the impacts of climate change. IDRC will be at the event...

IDRC activities during
International Development Week 2013

IDRC is participating in this year's International Development Week (IDW) at various universities across Canada. IDW is held yearly during the first full week of February. IDRC's activities during IDW will take place between January 28 and February...

Highlight: Research tackles flooding in Dakar’s suburbs

A new IDRC-funded project aims to reduce flood-related damages for people living in the suburbs of Dakar, Senegal.    Property losses, public health and safety risksFloods used to be exceptional in this region, which endured a long period of...

Highlight: Virtual platforms offer new ways to manage, share knowledge for researchers and civil society

How can virtual platforms (VPs) better support researchers and civil society organizations in their research, policy development, project collaboration, capacity building, and dissemination activities? This was the theme of a Learning Forum hosted...

Green growth tops donors' agenda at Berlin meeting

The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) is a forum where donors, foundations, and UN agencies share their experience in private sector development. Both CIDA and IDRC are members of DCED and in 2011, CIDA and IDRC co-hosted the annual...

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