Three new international research projects to address world hunger
IDRC and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) have announced three new projects to be supported under the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF).
A $124-million fund, CIFSRF works to increase food security...
Former IDRC grantee wins design for living award for work in urban agriculture
Vikhram Bhatt, a McGill University architecture professor and former IDRC grantee, has won the UBC Margolese National Design for Living Prize. Bhatt was recognized for his decades-long work on minimum-cost housing and for more recent work on urban...
Highlight: Youth (Un)Employment: Global problems meet local solutions
IDRC and Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) partnered to spark discussion on global youth unemployment at a panel hosted by the University of Ottawa in October. The panellists shed some light on the dynamics of youth employment in Canada and in the...
Highlight: 35th World Food Day
On October 16, 2014, IDRC and CARE Canada marked the 35th annual World Food Day with a conference on the theme “Let’s grow food security worldwide.”
The event at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa focused on how Canada can contribute to food security...
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