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Think Tank Initiative and Think Tank Fund Peer Exchanges

The Think Tank Initiative (TTI) and the Think Tank Fund (TTF) are partnering to support peer exchanges between think tanks in regions where the programs are active: Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and Central and Eastern Europe (the former Soviet …

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Tapping income from the Nefza Forest

​Latifa hails from an impoverished family in the Nefza region in northwest Tunisia. Like many women in the area, she struggles to make ends meet. Yet outside her home is a resource that can help lift her family out of poverty. Pressing the fruits...


News

IDRC hits the road Together with Aga Khan Foundation Canada

11/05/2015

The Aga Khan Foundation Canada launched Together: An Exhibition on Global Development on April 22, 2015 in Ottawa. This bilingual, mobile exhibit is housed in a 53-foot custom vehicle. With 1,000 square feet of space, Together features the work of...

Eight science journalists win scholarships to attend Ecohealth 2014 conference in Montréal

22/07/2014

IDRC is pleased to announce the eight winners of the 2014 Ecohealth Scholarships, an  international science journalist competition organized by the World Federation of Science Journalists. More than 200 journalists applied for the scholarships. The...

Events

IDRC grantees to present findings at International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation

24/04/2015

IDRC grantees working on climate change research will present findings at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9), taking place in Nairobi, Kenya, April 24-30, 2015. This year’s conference, “Measuring and enhancing...

Highlight: Early lessons evaluating climate change shared at Washington conference

04/11/2014

IDRC joined almost 300 evaluation professionals, academics, and policymakers from 59 countries at the International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development held last November in Washington DC.   Conference participants focused...

Latest Results

​Latifa hails from an impoverished family in the Nefza region in northwest Tunisia. Like many women in the area, she struggles to make ends meet. Yet outside her home is a resource that can help lift her family out of poverty. Pressing the fruits...
Tapping income from the Nefza ForestNganyi Community Resource Centre: Community radio station broadcasts weather forecasts, climate change news to farmers in KenyaPreparing for floods on Argentina's PampasEmpowering rural communities to minimize wildlife related diseases Building resilience to climate variability in Uganda’s “cattle corridor”

Latest Results

​To mark World Meteorological Day on March 23, 2015, the Kenya Meteorological Service (KMS) launched a resource centre and radio station in western Kenya to disseminate weather and climate information. In 2006, the IGAD Climate Prediction and...
Tapping income from the Nefza Forest Nganyi Community Resource Centre: Community radio station broadcasts weather forecasts, climate change news to farmers in KenyaPreparing for floods on Argentina's PampasEmpowering rural communities to minimize wildlife related diseases Building resilience to climate variability in Uganda’s “cattle corridor”

Latest Results

Over the past 50 years, floods and drought have severely affected lives and livelihoods across the Western Argentinean Pampas, a vast plain of cropland and pasture. Climate change is expected to bring more frequent extreme weather events to the...
Tapping income from the Nefza ForestNganyi Community Resource Centre: Community radio station broadcasts weather forecasts, climate change news to farmers in Kenya Preparing for floods on Argentina's PampasEmpowering rural communities to minimize wildlife related diseases Building resilience to climate variability in Uganda’s “cattle corridor”

Latest Results

In southwestern Uganda, population growth, climate change, and agricultural policies have reduced access to grazing and water points, forcing pastoralists to adopt sedentary lifestyles in and around wildlife conservation areas. This has led to more...
Tapping income from the Nefza ForestNganyi Community Resource Centre: Community radio station broadcasts weather forecasts, climate change news to farmers in KenyaPreparing for floods on Argentina's Pampas Empowering rural communities to minimize wildlife related diseases Building resilience to climate variability in Uganda’s “cattle corridor”

Latest Results

Extensive areas of sub-Saharan, particularly East Africa, are vulnerable to the long-term consequences of climate change and the short-term increase in climate variability. With IDRC support, researchers from the Africa Innovations Institute set out...
Tapping income from the Nefza ForestNganyi Community Resource Centre: Community radio station broadcasts weather forecasts, climate change news to farmers in KenyaPreparing for floods on Argentina's PampasEmpowering rural communities to minimize wildlife related diseases Building resilience to climate variability in Uganda’s “cattle corridor”
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