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LINKING UNIVERSITIES AND MARGINALISED COMMUNITIES
South African Case Studies of Innovation Focused on Livelihoods in Informal Settings

​South African universities are mandated to promote scholarship that is socially and economically responsive to local contexts. The contribution of universities to innovation is a key driver of economic and social development, but should be more...

IODC 2015: Showcasing the social and economic promise of open data

More than 1,000 people attended the 3rd International Open Data Conference (IODC 2015) in Ottawa in late May, helping to illustrate how far the open data revolution has advanced in recent years. At least 1,300 others watched conference webcasts, and...

PUBLIC ACCESS ICT ACROSS CULTURES
Diversifying Participation in the Network Society

Public access venues – most often Internet cafés in cities and state-run rural telecentres – are places where people can use computers and the Internet. This volume offers the first systemic assessment of the impact of shared public access in the...

IDRC Bulletin – May 2015

In this issue, learn more about the 3rd International Open Data Conference on May 28-29. You can also find more details on IDRC's new Open Access Policy for IDRC-funded project outputs. Featured this month 3rd International Open Data Conference...

DEVELOPING NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION
University-Industry Interactions in the Global South

Interactions between firms and universities are key building blocks of innovation systems. With a focus on developing countries, this book presents novel comparative research spanning three continents. The result is a more universal and dynamic view...

In Laos: Testing mobile solutions for poultry care

Despite national gains in tackling poverty, hunger stubbornly persists in Laos. Some 44% of children under the age of five show signs of stunting as a result of malnutrition. Laos’ National Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy notes the importance...

Top stories of 2014 on IDRC.ca

      From increasing access to nutritious food to boosting women’s opportunities to lead safe and healthy lives, the most popular content featured on our homepage in 2014 showcases IDRC-funded research that has made a difference across the...

Information and Networks Working Paper: Aiding surveillance

Information technology transfer is increasingly a key component of development and humanitarian aid initiatives. With social protection programs now incorporating digitized management information systems and electronic transfers, registration and...

Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East: Changing Selves, Changing Societies

What is the link between information communication technology and women’s empowerment in today’s development context? How can ICT facilitate the pursuit of a better world? Exploring the rich complexity of the contexts in which they live and work...

Cyberspace “action hero” issues wakeup call

Canadians need to wake up to the social forces shaping – and threatening – the Internet they take for granted, says Ron Deibert, director of the digital watchdog group Citizen Lab. An “epochal shift” is occurring that requires an urgent global...

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