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The 2017 edition of The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World provides a significant update on the shifting global milieu that affects nutrition and food security around the world.

Women in the developing world continue to face obstacles that limit their ability to establish careers and become leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). IDRC is pleased to announce two new initiatives designed to support women and enable their careers...

Senior staff of science granting councils (SGCs) and other science, technology, and innovation actors in sub-Saharan Africa will gather at the Annual Forum of the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) to share evidence, experiences, and best practices, and to develop interventions in...

Part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, IDRC invests in knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve the lives of people in the developing world.

In this issue, discover how the research we support is empowering women. Learn more about our new partnership with Cancer Research UK, and don’t forget to join us at our Annual Public meeting.

Together with our partners the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Azrieli Foundation and the Israel Science Foundation we are pleased to announce the recipients of the Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program’s 3rd call for proposals. These world-class research teams will...

In ROSSA's latest bulletin issue: A farewell message from Simon Carter, the Regional Director of the IDRC office in sub-Saharan Africa. We tell you how in Ekiti State in Nigeria, monthly cash transfers are reducing the financial burden for families. We also include...

IDRC will host a panel discussion about the gender dimensions of science and supporting women in science during the Gender Summit North America 2017 in Montreal.

The tenth World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2017) will bring together 1,200-1,400 professionals who are dedicated to producing engaging, accurate, and incisive science journalism. WCSJ2017 will build global capacity for science communication and...

More than 600 global health researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and students from over 30 countries will gather in Ottawa from October 29 to 31, 2017 at the Canadian Conference on Global Health. This year’s theme, “Leaving No One Behind? Reflection for Action in a Changing World”...

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