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New directors at IDRC

13/10/2014

IDRC welcomes Véronique Duvieusart, CHRP, as the new Director of Human Resources.  Before joining IDRC, Duvieusart was Director, Human Resources Shared Services at the University of Ottawa. She has also held various human resources management roles...

Read IDRC's 2013-2014 annual report

06/10/2014

IDRC’s support for research in developing countries contributes to Canada’s key foreign policy priorities by using science and innovation to increase food security, stimulate sustainable economic growth, advance democracy, promote security, and...

Events

Highlight: EcoHealth 2014 conference

11/08/2014

More than 500 researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners from 60 countries gathered in Montréal in August for EcoHealth 2014. They shared their perspectives on a research approach that looks at the links between ecosystems and human...

Let’s grow food security worldwide

16/10/2014

To celebrate World Food Day, CARE Canada and Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) invite you to a conference on world food security.    Some 805 million people around the world don’t have access to enough food to lead a...

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Bulletin — October 2014

Ten times a year, IDRC publishes the IDRC Bulletin, which offers insights into the world of international development research.

Featured Publication

TOBACCO CONTROL AND TOBACCO FARMING<br>Separating Myth from Reality

TOBACCO CONTROL AND TOBACCO FARMING
Separating Myth from Reality

The bulk of the world’s tobacco is produced in low- and middle-income countries. In order to dissuade these countries from implementing policies aimed at curbing tobacco consumption (such as increased taxes, health warnings, advertising bans and...

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