In Memoriam: Remembering Flora MacDonald, former Chairperson of IDRC’s Board of Governors
IDRC was saddened to learn of the passing on July 26 of politician and humanitarian, the Honourable Flora MacDonald. Ms. MacDonald served as Chairperson of IDRC’s Board of Governors from 1992 to 1997. “Flora MacDonald set a shining example as a...
Call for applications: Training program for young South Asian scholars
The IDRC-funded South Asia Research Network (SARNET) is organizing a two-week training program — Labour Economics: Theories, Methodologies and Research Issues — from October 27 to November 7, 2015.
Combining lectures by experts and practical...
Highlight: Forging the new Indonesia-Canada partnership
Canada and Indonesia share a mutual interest in building a stronger relationship and closer business ties, a recent high-level meeting in Jakarta heard. Areas identified for collaboration include trade, regional security, education, transport...
Highlight: From factory floor to the middle class: Does labour-intensive manufacturing promote economic mobility?
The 48th Asian Development Bank (ADB) annual meeting was held in Azerbaijan, May 2-5, 2015. IDRC sponsored a seminar on incentivizing employment-intensive manufacturing policies as a strategy for growth and job creation in South Asia. The seminar...
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