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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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Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American study

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...


News

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...

Mexico to boost productivity among the rural poor, thanks to IDRC-supported research

01/10/2014

Mexico’s new poverty reduction program, Prospera, is applying lessons from research carried out by the Latin American Centre for Rural Development (RIMISP), an IDRC partner. On September 19, 2014, Prospera National Coordinator Paula Hernández Olmos...

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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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...
Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American studyEvaluating 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

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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...
Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American study 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

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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...
Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American studyEvaluating 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 accountability

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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...
Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American studyEvaluating 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 accountability

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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...
Investing in Internet access boosts incomes, concludes Latin American studyEvaluating 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 accountability
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