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​IDRC offers many competitions and awards for developing-country researchers, institutions, and Canadian researchers. Many are offered annually, so be sure to check deadlines on specific competitions throughout the year.
From supporting research on simple cropping systems to training in grant administration, IDRC funds work that helps developing countries build research capacity—and find answers.

IDRC Research Awards 2016

Call for: Applications
Deadline: August 06, 2015 (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)

This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have … Full grant details

Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa – Collaborating Technical Agencies

Call for: Expressions of interest
Deadline: August 31, 2015 (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)

This call is open to all organizations such as research institutes, university research and academic centres, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, science academies, and … Full grant details

Cities and Climate Change

Call for: Proposals
Deadline: September 18, 2015 (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • The proposed research must take place in one or more of the following countries: Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, … Full grant details
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