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Strengthening Governance in Health Systems for Reproductive Health and Rights in Pakistan

Pakistan, with the world's sixth largest population, is part of a region that is notorious for its social and gender inequities. As a low-income country, its population has faced numerous economic challenges, especially in the last two decades. …

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New evidence to promote entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia

Entrepreneurship has been a major driver of growth and job creation in Southeast Asia. But, until now, little empirical research had been carried out on entrepreneurial activity in the region. A new report — the ASEAN Regional Entrepreneurship...


News

IDRC President accompanies Governor General to Chile, Colombia

28/11/2014

IDRC President Jean Lebel will have an opportunity to showcase the work of IDRC-funded researchers in Chile and Colombia during a state visit by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.   Lebel will travel as...

Think Tank Initiative announces funding to 43 institutions

11/09/2014

​The Think Tank Initiative (TTI) is pleased to announce that it has selected 43 institutions from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to receive funding during its second phase (October 2014 to March 2019). For its Phase 2 selection, TTI carefully...

Events

Making Cities Safe and Inclusive: Perspectives from South Asia

16/11/2015

Policymakers, researchers, academics, and experts will gather in New Delhi, India, to attend the "Making Cities Safe and Inclusive: Perspectives from South Asia" symposium on November 21, 2015. Organized by the Institute for Human...

South Asian think tanks to share successes, challenges at regional meeting

18/11/2015

Around 100 participants will gather in Sohna, India, for the 5th Annual South Asian Regional Meeting of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI), ​from November 18-20, 2015. The Think Tank Initiative, a multi-million, multi-funder effort with commitments...

Latest Results

Entrepreneurship has been a major driver of growth and job creation in Southeast Asia. But, until now, little empirical research had been carried out on entrepreneurial activity in the region. A new report — the ASEAN Regional Entrepreneurship...
New evidence to promote entrepreneurship in Southeast AsiaEmploying Africa’s Youth: Where Evidence MattersUnlocking the potential of Africa’s young entrepreneursWomen and militarization in South Asia: Media Research FellowshipsBuilding a Vision for the Transition in Syria

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Creating more and better jobs is a pressing challenge in Africa, and indeed the world over. This is particularly the case when it comes to young people, who face significantly higher rates of unemployment — often two to three times higher than those...
New evidence to promote entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia Employing Africa’s Youth: Where Evidence MattersUnlocking the potential of Africa’s young entrepreneursWomen and militarization in South Asia: Media Research FellowshipsBuilding a Vision for the Transition in Syria

Latest Results

A new report launched by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) portrays a burgeoning youth-owned business landscape in Africa, as millions of young Africans faced with bleak employment prospects turn to set up their own businesses.  While this...
New evidence to promote entrepreneurship in Southeast AsiaEmploying Africa’s Youth: Where Evidence Matters Unlocking the potential of Africa’s young entrepreneursWomen and militarization in South Asia: Media Research FellowshipsBuilding a Vision for the Transition in Syria

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...
New evidence to promote entrepreneurship in Southeast AsiaEmploying Africa’s Youth: Where Evidence MattersUnlocking the potential of Africa’s young entrepreneurs Women and militarization in South Asia: Media Research FellowshipsBuilding a Vision for the Transition in Syria

Latest Results

Partner: Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies (SCPSS) Duration: July 2012-August 2013 Status: Closing Budget: CAD 441,000   A Syria Transition Roadmap, produced through an IDRC-funded project called Building a Vision for the...
New evidence to promote entrepreneurship in Southeast AsiaEmploying Africa’s Youth: Where Evidence MattersUnlocking the potential of Africa’s young entrepreneursWomen and militarization in South Asia: Media Research Fellowships Building a Vision for the Transition in Syria
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