Empowering women entrepreneurs in India: Collaboration with WEConnect International
IDRC recently announced a CA$560,000 grant to WEConnect International to support its new project, “Growing Women-Owned Businesses in India by Building on Private Sector Initiatives.” The project will leverage the significant investments made by...
Former IDRC grantee Harsha de Silva appointed deputy minister in Sri Lanka
Leading South Asian economist and former IDRC grantee Harsha de Silva has been appointed Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs in the new Sri Lankan government.
De Silva, who has been a member of the Sri Lankan Parliament since...
IDRC sponsors panel on Asian workers at annual meeting of Asian Development Bank
IDRC and the JustJobs Network are sponsoring a panel discussion on Asian labour standards at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 2015 Annual Meeting, being held May 2-5 in Baku, Azerbaijan. More than 3,000 participants from around the world...
Highlight: Pioneer of oral rehydration therapy visits IDRC's Asia regional office in Delhi
Dr Richard A. Cash was a guest lecturer at the IDRC Asia Regional Office in New Delhi on March 16, 2015. Dr Cash is renowned for his pioneering work on oral rehydration therapy (ORT), a practical treatment for cholera and other diseases causing...
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