Call for applications for agricultural research for development in Africa
IDRC, through the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), is funding a research grant program on agricultural research for development...
IDRC grantee among winners of South Africa’s 2015 Women in Science Awards
Gina Ziervogel, an IDRC grantee and lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s department of environmental and geographic science, has won a life science award from South Africa.
Ziervogel was among four women recognized by South Africa for their...
Highlight: Scientists respond to climate change challenges at Our Common Future conference
More than 2,200 leading scientists and researchers assembled at the “Our Common Future under Climate Change” scientific conference in Paris, France, in July. The conference aimed to address key climate-related issues ahead of the 21st United Nations...
Higher wages and competitiveness: Policy workshop with G20 ministers
The overall poor performance of wages poses a serious threat to the health of societies and economies. The same is true of the global decline of labour’s share of income – that is, income represented by wages, salaries, and benefits. Policymakers...
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