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Supporting Healthier Food Policies in Southeast Asia

Nearly one-quarter of the world's non-communicable disease deaths take place in Southeast Asia. This project will seek to address the problem through research on how policies can shape healthy food environments.

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Building consensus on youth violence prevention and citizen security in Central America

​IDRC’s efforts in negotiation and coalition building contributed to a high-level dialogue that engaged high-level officials and reaffirmed their commitment to preventing violence particularly among youth in Central America. At a meeting held at the...


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

Symposium to address urban violence, crime reduction in West Africa

28/04/2016

​Researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and other experts will come together to identify and debate the causes of and solutions to urban violence and social exclusion in West and Central Africa. The Symposim on Local strategies to fight violence...

Highlight: Knowledge to Action: Improving Women’s Lives

08/03/2016

​Could childcare be the missing link to women’s economic empowerment in India, Kenya, and Canada? How does violence against women manifest in Colombia, Mexico, and Africa? How can we ensure that women who are victims of violence access justice and...

Latest Results

​IDRC’s efforts in negotiation and coalition building contributed to a high-level dialogue that engaged high-level officials and reaffirmed their commitment to preventing violence particularly among youth in Central America. At a meeting held at the...
Building consensus on youth violence prevention and citizen security in Central AmericaBuilding 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

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 consensus on youth violence prevention and citizen security in Central America 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

Latest Results

​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 consensus on youth violence prevention and citizen security in Central AmericaBuilding 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 Senegal

Latest Results

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 consensus on youth violence prevention and citizen security in Central AmericaBuilding 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 Senegal

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 consensus on youth violence prevention and citizen security in Central AmericaBuilding 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 Senegal
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