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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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Women and militarization in South Asia: Media Research Fellowships

Panos South Asia and IDRC are working together on “Bringing Women’s Voices into the Mainstream: A Media Research Fellowship on Women and Militarization in South Asia.”  The project aims to improve the conditions of women living under the shadow of...


News

Minister Yelich visits IDRC's regional office in Uruguay

11/03/2015

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), visited IDRC’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Montevideo on February 28, 2015. During her visit, she met Centre representatives as well as...

IDRC, SSHRC announce $10 million for new research

01/10/2014

Canada’s IDRC and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announce $10 million in new projects to four Canadian and developing-country research teams. Together the teams will work to build safer, more sustainable, and prosperous...

Events

Highlight: Think Tank Initiative's 2015 Exchange in Istanbul

18/02/2015

The Think Tank Initiative's (TTI) 2015 Exchange brought together nearly 200 participants from across the globe. Representatives from 43 TTI-supported think tanks and a variety of donor organizations and research groups, policymakers, and opinion...

Highlight: Canadian High Commissioners call IDRC a catalyst for change

17/03/2015

The High Commissioners for Canada to Pakistan, H.E. Heather Cruden, and to Sri Lanka, H.E. Shelley Whiting, visited IDRC's Asia Regional Office on March 4, 2015. The Commissioners spoke with IDRC staff on a number of topics, including food security...

Latest Results

Panos South Asia and IDRC are working together on “Bringing Women’s Voices into the Mainstream: A Media Research Fellowship on Women and Militarization in South Asia.”  The project aims to improve the conditions of women living under the shadow of...
Women and militarization in South Asia: Media Research FellowshipsMinimum wages aren’t always the best way to improve social welfare China’s next economic plan focuses on peopleNew global study points to higher returns for lower fertility Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American study

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For most countries, raising the minimum wage has long been considered a way to protect poor workers and their families. In fact, this active labour market intervention is a common social protection policy in many Latin American countries. But how...
Women and militarization in South Asia: Media Research Fellowships Minimum wages aren’t always the best way to improve social welfare China’s next economic plan focuses on peopleNew global study points to higher returns for lower fertility Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American study

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As its economic growth rate slows, China also faces a widening rural-urban divide and increasing income inequality. To confront these challenges and prepare for the next planning cycle, China’s top economic planning agency invited the Asian...
Women and militarization in South Asia: Media Research FellowshipsMinimum wages aren’t always the best way to improve social welfare China’s next economic plan focuses on peopleNew global study points to higher returns for lower fertility Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American study

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While low fertility and aging can challenge government social safety nets, a new global study published in Science suggests that modest population declines can improve standards of living.In many countries, couples are having fewer babies – or none...
Women and militarization in South Asia: Media Research FellowshipsMinimum wages aren’t always the best way to improve social welfare China’s next economic plan focuses on people New global study points to higher returns for lower fertility Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American study

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High-speed Internet access, or broadband, can effectively contribute to economic and social development, but only when it is combined with investments in human capital, such as teacher training and digital literacy programs for women, according to a...
Women and militarization in South Asia: Media Research FellowshipsMinimum wages aren’t always the best way to improve social welfare China’s next economic plan focuses on peopleNew global study points to higher returns for lower fertility Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American study
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