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Call for applications for agricultural research for development in Africa

27/08/2015

IDRC, through the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture  (IITA), is funding a research grant program on agricultural research for development...

IDRC grantee among winners of South Africa’s 2015 Women in Science Awards

01/09/2015

​Gina Ziervogel, an IDRC grantee and lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s department of environmental and geographic science, has won a life science award from South Africa. Ziervogel was among four women recognized by South Africa for their...

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Highlight: Scientists respond to climate change challenges at Our Common Future conference

07/07/2015

More than 2,200 leading scientists and researchers assembled at the “Our Common Future under Climate Change” scientific conference in Paris, France, in July. The conference aimed to address key climate-related issues ahead of the 21st United Nations...

Higher wages and competitiveness: Policy workshop with G20 ministers

12/08/2015

The overall poor performance of wages poses a serious threat to the health of societies and economies. The same is true of the global decline of labour’s share of income – that is, income represented by wages, salaries, and benefits. Policymakers...

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Bulletin — August 2015

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

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LINKING UNIVERSITIES AND MARGINALISED COMMUNITIES<br/>South African Case Studies of Innovation Focused on Livelihoods in Informal Settings

LINKING UNIVERSITIES AND MARGINALISED COMMUNITIES
South African Case Studies of Innovation Focused on Livelihoods in Informal Settings

​South African universities are mandated to promote scholarship that is socially and economically responsive to local contexts. The contribution of universities to innovation is a key driver of economic and social development, but should be more...

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Support for the Urban Climate Change Research Network Public Launch

As cities lead on climate change, the demand for policy-relevant evidence and practical action grows. This project will build support to allow the …

Using an Environmental Economics Perspective to Influence Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

This project will provide funding to the Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Economics Network (LACEEP) to build capacity in environmental and …

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