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Highlight: Location, location, location: Cartographer Fraser Taylor on geospatial data and development

In a recent lecture hosted by IDRC, Fraser Taylor, one of the world’s leading cartographers, spoke about the impact of location data on sustainable development. A member of the UN Committee of Experts on Geospatial Information Management and the...

Panel discussion on key lessons from the response to typhoon Haiyan

The Humanitarian Coalition (HC - Canada) and the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC - UK) are launching the report from their joint Review of the Philippines Typhoon Response. Conducted in March 2014, the review extracted key lessons from the...

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Dr Lorne Babiuk, recipient of
a 2013 Killam Prize in Health Sciences,
2012 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

Reducing the global impact of infectious diseases through vaccinationLorne Babiuk, vice-president of research at the University of Alberta and a member of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, is an internationally recognized...

Join IDRC at the Prince Mahidol Awards Conference 2013 in Thailand

Join us at the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2013 in Thailand January 28-February 2. Help achieve a "world united against infectious diseases."  Share evidence of how cross-sectoral and international cooperation and communication...

IDRC at EcoHealth 2012

The Kunming Institute of Botany, Kunming Medical University, and the World Agroforestry Centre will co-host the 4th biennial conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health (IAEH) in Kunming, China, October 15 to 18, 2012. IDRC’s...

Inclusive Growth and the Green Economy in Africa

The Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya and IDRC are jointly organizing an international workshop, “Inclusive Growth and the Green Economy,” for August 27-28, 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya. The concepts of the green economy and inclusive growth have...

Highlight: Inclusive policy processes key to successful resource management

Integrating local communities into resource management was the topic of “People in Places,” a June 2011 Coastal CURA (Community-University Research Alliance) conference held at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. IDRC support enabled...

Highlight: IDRC's Fast-start funded partners share findings on climate change adaptation

Researchers funded by the Government of Canada’s fast-start climate finance met at a workshop in Panama City to share preliminary findings and discuss their approaches to research on climate change adaptation with decision-makers from various...

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...

Highlight: Research explores solutions to climate change impacts, food insecurity in Pakistan

New IDRC-funded research on climate change, water, and food security is underway in flood-devastated regions in Pakistan.A workshop organized by the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics launched the project and brought together key...

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