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The 11th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation
Empowering communities to use their own knowledge and decision-making processes to take action on...
Carolina Trivelli
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IDRC partner Carolina Trivelli elected chair of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
IDRC congratulates Carolina Trivelli on her election as chair of the executive committee for the...
Morogoro region, rural Tanzania

IDRC / Machteld van den Berg

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The IDRC Research Awards 2018 call is now open
IDRC is now accepting applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2018.

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In this issue, learn more about IDRC’s research on tobacco control. We also announce our new initiative in Myanmar and IDRC board member Sophie D’Amours is the first woman rector elected at Université Laval. 

IDRC congratulates Carolina Trivelli on her election as chair of the executive committee for the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) at the organization’s annual meeting on May 18, 2017 in Yangon, Myanmar. She became a member of the executive committee in 2014.

Community-based adaptation to climate change focuses on empowering communities to use their own knowledge and decision-making processes to take action on climate change.

IDRC is now accepting applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2018.

IDRC is joining the discussion on the major issues surrounding economic globalization at the 23rd edition of the Conference of Montreal. This year’s Conference theme is “A new world: Managing change.”

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, has just announced the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar initiative, a new CA$10.7 million partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Global Affairs Canada.

The Trade Facilitation Office Canada (TFO Canada) is collaborating with IDRC to support small producers in some of the least developed countries who face constraints growing and providing employment opportunities.

IDRC, the World Bank Group, and the World Economic Forum are pleased to announce the winners of the Wave 1 call for case studies on inclusive growth. The aim of the case study cohort is to map public-private practices to determine what approaches work, what pitfalls to avoid, and the challenges...

For the first time in Université Laval’s history, a woman has been elected rector. Sophie D’Amours, a member of IDRC’s Board of Governors since 2016, won 50.7% of the vote in the first round of polls. Her first five-year term as rector of the Quebec City institution began on June 1, 2017.

IDRC is pleased to support the Realizing Rights 2017: Human Rights and Constitutionalism conference from June 8–10 at the University of Ottawa. To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary, the conference will reflect on Canada’s progress, at home and abroad, to promote democratic...

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