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Ulderico Parado over looks his rice fields in Cagao Village in Palo, Leyte

Exploring eco-health in China and Southeast Asia

As nations rapidly develop, agriculture intensifies, providing numerous economic benefits. But intensification can also damage the environment and pose serious health risks. This has led to an area of study called “eco-health”.

Learn more Exploring eco-health in China and Southeast Asia
Members of the Boa Vista community, on the border of the Juma Reserve in the Brazilian Amazon.

Leishmaniasis: sickness without borders

As settlements encroach on its territory, a fly carrying a deadly parasite is spreading disease where the borders of Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay meet.

Learn more Leishmaniasis: sickness without borders

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Spotlight: UK Department for International Development (DFID)

Together with DFID, we support research that helps people adapt to climate change and build better futures through safer cities for everyone. 

News and events

Fostering inclusive growth
Inclusive growth: : What does it mean, why is it important, and how can it be done?
Globally renowned HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Mark Wainberg

McGill University

IDRC mourns the loss of Dr Mark Wainberg
IDRC mourns the loss of Dr Mark Wainberg, who forever changed the face of HIV/AIDS research
IDRC invites applications for the IDRC Doctoral Research Awards
IDRC is now accepting applications for this year’s IDRC Doctoral Research Awards.