Call for applications: Training program for young South Asian scholars
The IDRC-funded South Asia Research Network (SARNET) is organizing a two-week training program — Labour Economics: Theories, Methodologies and Research Issues — from October 27 to November 7, 2015.
Combining lectures by experts and practical...
BRAC founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed awarded 2015 World Food Prize
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of the renowned Bangladeshi development organization BRAC, has won the 2015 World Food Prize, “for giving nearly 150 million people worldwide the opportunity for enhanced food security and a pathway out...
Highlight: Forging the new Indonesia-Canada partnership
Canada and Indonesia share a mutual interest in building a stronger relationship and closer business ties, a recent high-level meeting in Jakarta heard. Areas identified for collaboration include trade, regional security, education, transport...
Highlight: From factory floor to the middle class: Does labour-intensive manufacturing promote economic mobility?
The 48th Asian Development Bank (ADB) annual meeting was held in Azerbaijan, May 2-5, 2015. IDRC sponsored a seminar on incentivizing employment-intensive manufacturing policies as a strategy for growth and job creation in South Asia. The seminar...
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