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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...

IDRC announces a new initiative to fight Ebola

09/03/2015

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD), and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announce their collaboration to support a...

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Highlight: Improving health systems research in West Africa

26/02/2015

The West African Health Organization (WAHO) held a three-day regional consultation with more than 50 stakeholders from 20 institutions. The goal was to inform their next five-year strategic plan to strengthen health research across the Economic...

Highlight: Dr David Butler-Jones on fighting pandemics

10/02/2015

Dr David Butler-Jones, professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba and former Chief Medical Health Officer of Canada, delivered a lecture on lessons learned from the 2009 flu pandemic in Canada. He also commented on India’s...

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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...

Latest Projects

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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