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IDRC sponsors panel on Asian workers at annual meeting of Asian Development Bank

IDRC and the JustJobs Network are sponsoring a panel discussion on Asian labour standards at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 2015 Annual Meeting, being held May 2-5 in Baku, Azerbaijan. More than 3,000 participants from around the world...

Highlight: Pioneer of oral rehydration therapy visits IDRC's Asia regional office in Delhi

Dr Richard A. Cash was a guest lecturer at the IDRC Asia Regional Office in New Delhi on March 16, 2015. Dr Cash is renowned for his pioneering work on oral rehydration therapy (ORT), a practical treatment for cholera and other diseases causing...

Building bridges: Putting young African leaders at the forefront of change

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Building Bridges program is putting young people at the forefront of change. In March 2015, 24 young African leaders from business, civil society, and government sectors met in Cape Town for the Building Bridges...

Highlight: Kenya selects first research chair on health systems

The Kenya National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), in collaboration with IDRC, launched Kenya’s first Research Chair on March 31, 2015 in Nairobi. Professor Fabian Omoding Esamai, the current Principal of Moi...

Highlight: IDRC hosts WEConnect CEO for panel on empowering women entrepreneurs

Elizabeth Vazquez, CEO of WEConnect International, was welcomed as the lead speaker on a panel on empowering women entrepreneurs at IDRC in Ottawa on March 24, 2015. Vazquez is a world leader in global supplier diversity and co-founder of WEConnect...

Highlight: Research Chair unites four West African universities in battle against urban pollution, non-communicable diseases

​Local and regional experts including researchers, consultants, and academics convened in Cotonou, Benin, on February 26, 2015 to launch a Research Chair on EcoHealth. The Chair unites four West African universities that have pledged to reduce air...

Experts gather in South Africa to discuss research findings from the Safe and Inclusive Cities program

IDRC, the Wits School of Governance’s Public Safety Programme, and GIZ’s Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme will convene experts to discuss preliminary findings of the Safe and Inclusive Cities research program (SAIC) on April 24...

Highlight: Pioneering study reveals importance of land tenure in Nairobi settlement

The findings of a pioneering study linking services to justice and land tenure were presented in Nairobi on February 5, 2015. The study, carried out by multiple stakeholders, shows that land tenure is critical to improving basic services and access...

IDRC to showcase research at national conference of the Canadian Evaluation Society

​IDRC will present recent achievements in evaluation research at the Canadian Evaluation Society’s (CES) 36th National Conference to be held in Montréal, Québec, May 24-27, 2015.As 2015 has been designated the International Year of Evaluation, the...

IDRC grantees to present findings at International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation

IDRC grantees working on climate change research will present findings at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9), taking place in Nairobi, Kenya, April 24-30, 2015. This year’s conference, “Measuring and enhancing...

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