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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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Building accountability in large land acquisitions in Africa

Large-scale land deals can bring benefits such as jobs, infrastructure, and access to food and markets. But when badly managed, they can dispossess people in rural communities and spark conflict. Women and other vulnerable groups face the greatest...


News

IDRC grantee to advise Chile on citizen participation in Constitutional changes

11/12/2015

​The Government of Chile has invited IDRC grantee Rodrigo Araya to design and support the implementation of a participatory process that will ensure citizens’ voices are included as the country drafts a new constitution. This new charter will...

Justice Project documentary wins top prize at Film Southasia festival

08/12/2015

A Walnut Tree, a documentary by Pakistani filmmaker Ammar Aziz, has won the Ram Bahadur Trophy for best film at the Film Southasia documentary festival, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from November 19 to 22, 2015. Filmmaker Aziz focuses on 70-year-old...

Events

Silence in the Courts: film of sexual abuse and impunity in Sri Lanka screens in Toronto, Ottawa

02/12/2015

The film Silence in the Courts, by Sri Lankan director Prasanna Vithanage, will have two Canadian screenings during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence global campaign. Silence in the Courts is the story of two young Sri Lankan women’s...

IDRC receives award from Government of Bhutan

18/11/2015

​The Government of Bhutan has awarded IDRC a certificate of appreciation for its contribution to measuring the well-being of the Himalayan nation’s citizens through its Gross National Happiness (GNH) index. Anindya Chatterjee, IDRC’s Regional...

Latest Results

Large-scale land deals can bring benefits such as jobs, infrastructure, and access to food and markets. But when badly managed, they can dispossess people in rural communities and spark conflict. Women and other vulnerable groups face the greatest...
Building accountability in large land acquisitions in AfricaImproving food security in Latin America and the CaribbeanThink Tank converts knowledge into change in GhanaResearch calls for preventive approach to gender-based violence in SenegalWomen and militarization in South Asia: Media Research Fellowships

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​Around the world, food insecurity affects an estimated 850 million people. There is ample evidence that addressing gender inequalities and empowering women are vital to meeting the challenges of improving food and nutrition security, and enabling...
Building accountability in large land acquisitions in Africa Improving food security in Latin America and the CaribbeanThink Tank converts knowledge into change in GhanaResearch calls for preventive approach to gender-based violence in SenegalWomen and militarization in South Asia: Media Research Fellowships

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In February 2015, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in Ghana hosted a succession of briefings on gains made in promoting transparency and accountability, factors affecting economic growth, and the public’s perception of socio-economic and...
Building accountability in large land acquisitions in AfricaImproving food security in Latin America and the Caribbean Think Tank converts knowledge into change in GhanaResearch calls for preventive approach to gender-based violence in SenegalWomen and militarization in South Asia: Media Research Fellowships

Latest Results

Despite laws and a constitution that guarantees gender equality, women in Senegal still experience high rates of violence. Critics point to an ineffective legal system that doesn't focus on prevention, where police rarely intervene, and where few...
Building accountability in large land acquisitions in AfricaImproving food security in Latin America and the CaribbeanThink Tank converts knowledge into change in Ghana Research calls for preventive approach to gender-based violence in SenegalWomen and militarization in South Asia: Media Research Fellowships

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...
Building accountability in large land acquisitions in AfricaImproving food security in Latin America and the CaribbeanThink Tank converts knowledge into change in GhanaResearch calls for preventive approach to gender-based violence in Senegal Women and militarization in South Asia: Media Research Fellowships
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