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The Policy and Evaluation Division is re-launching a call for a 2016 Research Awardee

​The selected candidate will work closely with the IDRC to explore the first objective of IDRC’s Strategic Plan for 2015-2020 (Invest in knowledge and innovation for large-scale positive change) and how this objective intersects with evaluation. ...

Maternal and child health research featured in Canadian Geographic

An IDRC-supported researcher is receiving international attention for his work to address maternal and child death rates in East Africa. Moses Mulumba, health lawyer and Executive Director of the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development...

Supporting leadership for economic policymaking

On January 25, Université Laval launched a new Chair on Education Leadership in Development Economics. This Chair will create new opportunities for distance learning, formal training, and graduate diplomas for researchers in the developing world. It...

IDRC program to focus on digital innovations

​IDRC’s Board of Governors recently approved a 5-year implementation plan for a new program that will help leverage science and advanced technologies to drive innovation and sustainable growth in developing countries.    The Networked Economies...

IDRC Doctoral Research Award winners announced

​IDRC is pleased to announce the winners of its latest IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Awardees will conduct field research in 17 developing countries. ​IDRC's Doctoral Research Awards promote the growth of Canadian and developing-country...

Government of Canada, IDRC collaborate to boost food security for Vietnamese children

​Global Affairs Canada and IDRC are collaborating on an initiative to improve nutrition and food security for Vietnamese children. Malnutrition affects an estimated 780,000 children in Vietnam annually. Through the Canadian International Food...

IDRC welcomes its 2016 Research Award recipients

IDRC is pleased to announce the 10 winners of its 2016 Research Award competition.  Research awards offer recipients a one-year program at IDRC, including field research in a developing country on a topic within IDRC’s thematic areas of focus. The...

IDRC grantee to advise Chile on citizen participation in Constitutional changes

​The Government of Chile has invited IDRC grantee Rodrigo Araya to design and support the implementation of a participatory process that will ensure citizens’ voices are included as the country drafts a new constitution. This new charter will...

Justice Project documentary wins top prize at Film Southasia festival

A Walnut Tree, a documentary by Pakistani filmmaker Ammar Aziz, has won the Ram Bahadur Trophy for best film at the Film Southasia documentary festival, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from November 19 to 22, 2015. Filmmaker Aziz focuses on 70-year-old...

IDRC’s 2014-2015 annual report,
Innovating for solutions, now available

​IDRC’s 2014-2015 annual report is now available online. Read about our contribution to the global effort to prevent future outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus and the scaling up of successful field trials of innovative livestock vaccines that will...

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