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

01/04/2015

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...

Minister Yelich visits IDRC's regional office in Uruguay

11/03/2015

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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Highlight: Think Tank Initiative's 2015 Global Exchange in Istanbul

18/02/2015

​​The Think Tank Initiative's (TTI) 2015 Global Exchange brought together over 200 participants from across the globe. Representatives from 43 TTI-supported think tanks and a variety of donor organizations and research groups, policymakers, and...

Highlight: The need for victim support services in India's Criminal Justice System

18/02/2015

Enacting a law is often insufficient to ensure justice. That was the message delivered by women's rights lawyer Flavia Agnes from Majlis Legal Centre, Mumbai during a lecture at IDRC's Asia Regional Office on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Her talk...

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Bulletin — March 2015

Ten times a year, IDRC publishes the IDRC Bulletin, which offers insights into the world of international development research.

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DEVELOPING NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION<BR>University-Industry Interactions in the Global South

DEVELOPING NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION
University-Industry Interactions in the Global South

Interactions between firms and universities are key building blocks of innovation systems. With a focus on developing countries, this book presents novel comparative research spanning three continents. The result is a more universal and dynamic view...

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Balancing Unpaid Care Work and Paid Work in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa

This project seeks to examine the links between women's economic empowerment, women's paid work, and their unpaid care responsibilities. Its goal is …

Together We Can: Assessing the Impact of Women's Action Groups on Social Change in India

This project will evaluate the impact of India's Mahila Samakhya (MS), the world's largest government program to empower women. The program, which …

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