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Hybrid Security Arrangements in Africa: Exploring the Implications for State-building

In the aftermath of war and conflict, state security forces and institutions are often severely weakened or decimated. When this happens, multiple state and non-state security actors and governance structures emerge to fill security vacuums. The …

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Evaluating vocational training program for women in Brazil

​Effectively evaluating gender-focused programming is vital to improving the socio-economic status and well-being of women and to building gender equality. The Mulheres Mil program, meaning “a thousand strong women,” was a pilot project between the...


News

IDRC invites applications for its Canadian Partnerships Small Grants

01/08/2014

IDRC’s Canadian Partnerships Program invites organizations incorporated and headquartered in Canada to submit applications for its 2014-2015 Small Grants for Innovative Research and Knowledge Sharing.Who can applyLocal, regional, national, and...

IDRC awardee receives first Canadian PhD in international development

26/06/2014

Kent Schroeder successfully defended his thesis on development in Bhutan to become Canada's first PhD graduate in international development studies, at the University of Guelph.   Throughout his doctorate Schroeder worked as director of...

Events

Brazil seminar examines how social protection programs affect jobs

10/09/2014

IDRC, the UNDP International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), and the Colombian Think Tank Fedesarrollo are hosting a seminar on September 10-11, 2014 in Brasilia to discuss social protection and its linkages to jobs, entrepreneurship...

Development Research Forum 2014: Getting education right for Cambodia's changing labour markets

11/09/2014

The 2014 Development Research Forum, to be held September 11-12, 2014 in Phnom Penh, will bring together some 250 Cambodian researchers to discuss education policy, reform, and research priorities and their implications for a broader national...

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​Effectively evaluating gender-focused programming is vital to improving the socio-economic status and well-being of women and to building gender equality. The Mulheres Mil program, meaning “a thousand strong women,” was a pilot project between the...
Evaluating vocational training program for women in BrazilWest African think tank strengthens </br>outreach and partnershipsSenegalese NGO renews commitment to research excellenceNiger institute focuses on financial accountabilityOrganizational changes help Benin NGO better protect fragile ecosystems

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The Laboratoire d'Etudes et de Recherche sur les Dynamiques Sociales et le Développement Local (LASDEL) was created in 2001 as a membership-based social science research laboratory. Its main focus is fostering empirical research on the public sphere...
Evaluating vocational training program for women in Brazil West African think tank strengthens </br>outreach and partnershipsSenegalese NGO renews commitment to research excellenceNiger institute focuses on financial accountabilityOrganizational changes help Benin NGO better protect fragile ecosystems

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IED Afrique (Innovation, Environnement, Développement Afrique) is an independent non-profit organization based in Senegal, with more than 15 years of experience addressing sustainable development and civil society issues in Francophone West Africa...
Evaluating vocational training program for women in BrazilWest African think tank strengthens </br>outreach and partnerships Senegalese NGO renews commitment to research excellenceNiger institute focuses on financial accountabilityOrganizational changes help Benin NGO better protect fragile ecosystems

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Created in 1975, the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique du Niger (INRAN) is a public institution under the technical and administrative auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture. Its mission: to contribute to food security and rural...
Evaluating vocational training program for women in BrazilWest African think tank strengthens </br>outreach and partnershipsSenegalese NGO renews commitment to research excellence Niger institute focuses on financial accountabilityOrganizational changes help Benin NGO better protect fragile ecosystems

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Launched in 2004, the Benin-based NGO Initiatives pour un développement intégré (IDID) promotes food security, climate change adaptation, and sustainable management of fragile ecosystems. IDID works with other organizations to build community-level...
Evaluating vocational training program for women in BrazilWest African think tank strengthens </br>outreach and partnershipsSenegalese NGO renews commitment to research excellenceNiger institute focuses on financial accountability Organizational changes help Benin NGO better protect fragile ecosystems
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