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IDRC extends condolences

Today Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) learned with sadness of the passing of research colleagues Martha Farrell, of the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), and Paula Kantor, a former Director of the Afghan...

IDRC hits the road Together with Aga Khan Foundation Canada

The Aga Khan Foundation Canada launched Together: An Exhibition on Global Development on April 22, 2015 in Ottawa. This bilingual, mobile exhibit is housed in a 53-foot custom vehicle. With 1,000 square feet of space, Together features the work of...

APHRC wins prestigious 2015 United Nations Population Award

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) has won the 2015 United Nations Population Award. APHRC is a leading pan-African research institution based in Nairobi, Kenya, that conducts high quality policy-relevant research on...

IDRC welcomes two new members to its Board of Governors

The Governor in Council has made two new appointments to IDRC’s Board of Governors: Scott Gilmore, President of Anchor Chain  Alanna Heath, Vice President, Government Affairs and Partner, Barrick Gold Corporation Learn more about IDRC’s Board of...

IDRC adopts new Open Access Policy

IDRC has announced a new open access policy for all its funded project outputs. The policy applies to all outputs resulting from proposals received after the policy takes effect on July 20, 2015. IDRC’s open access policy is based on the belief...

IDRC announces scale-up of four ground-breaking solutions to improve food security in developing countries

The Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) announced four new projects to make food more secure and nutritious in developing countries. These projects are part of an effort, launched in 2014, to scale up the most promising...

Global Health Research Initiative Secretariat closes

As of April 1, 2015, the Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI) Secretariat was closed. The Secretariat, housed at IDRC, consisted of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and...

IDRC Strategic Plan 2015-2020 focuses on knowledge, innovation, solutions

IDRC launched its Strategic Plan 2015-2020 on April 1, 2015. Under the theme of “Investing in Solutions,” this plan refocuses the Centre’s vision on producing knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve lives and livelihoods in the developing...

TTI launches closed call under its Phase 2 Opportunity Funds

​TTI has launched its first round of the Phase 2 Opportunity Fund. This fund complements TTI’s core financial support, provided to achieve think tanks' long-term institutional objectives. Opportunity Fund proposals can include: capacity...

Minister Yelich visits IDRC's regional office in Uruguay

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), visited IDRC’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Montevideo on February 28, 2015. During her visit, she met Centre representatives as well as...

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