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Nigeria’s first national social protection scheme

The first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa, the non-contributory pension scheme targets the elderly in poor households in Ekiti state.

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Expert Talks: Understanding civil registration and vital statistics systems

This video series features interviews with civil registration and vital statistics systems experts from around the world.

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IDRC at New York summit for shared prosperity for all
IDRC is collaborating with the World Economic Forum to inspire action and make inclusive growth...
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Sam Kadi

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Little Gandhi —The Lost Truth of the Syrian Uprising screening in New York
Canada’s Mission to the United Nations to screen excerpts from Little Gandhi, an IDRC-supported...
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IDRC at the African Green Revolution Forum 2017
Why agricultural innovations are key to more inclusive economies and greater prosperity for Africa.