IDRC is implementing Canada’s $20 million contribution to expand the network of Institutes for Mathematical Sciences in Africa, which provides rigorous mathematics training to post-graduate African students.
The Canada-Israel Health Research Program is a 7-year, CA$35M Canadian-Israeli effort that draws on the unique scientific strengths of both countries and facilitates networking opportunities with peers from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
The Government of Canada established the Development Innovation Fund (DIF) in 2008.The Fund aims to support the best minds in the world as they search for breakthroughs in global health and other areas that have the potential to bring about enduring changes in the lives of millions of people in poor countries.
This initiative partners with Canada’s science granting councils to support joint research by Canadian and Southern scientists in areas of shared interest, such as climate change and infectious disease.
This program explores the positive and negative impacts of widespread access to mobile telephones and the Internet in developing countries. I&N works to promote positive social and economic change, particularly in the areas of creative industries, governance, learning, and science.
The Information and Networks in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa program focuses on producing and sharing credible, high-quality evidence on the influence of digital initiatives in governance, science, learning, and entrepreneurship.
The Open Data for Development (OD4D) program brings together a network of leading implementing partners who have a wealth of experience in developing countries. Together, they are harnessing open data initiatives to enhance transparency and accountability, and to facilitate public service delivery and citizen participation.