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This conference will identify how best to harness the global momentum for strengthening civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems to meet the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

Policy and practice experts from around the world will gather in Ottawa to inspire a global commitment to integrating gender issues in civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems. 

When countries maintain strong systems to register births, deaths, marriages, and divorces, everyone benefits.

Following the Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund’s first call for proposals, five world-class teams have been funded. Collectively, they represent a cross-section of disciplines, diseases, and regional hot spots,...

One of IDRC’s pioneers passed away on January 21, 2018. Louis Berlinguet joined the Centre at its infancy, at the request of IDRC’s first president, David Hopper.

International Development Week, observed February 4-10 this year, is an opportunity to focus on Canada’s contributions to global development.

Thanks to a bequest from Ramesh and Pilar Bhatia, the David and Ruth Hopper and Ramesh and Pilar Bhatia Canada Fund was established in 2017.

In this issue, learn more about blockchain technology and its potential for human development. Also, discover how online power imbalances are being tackled by Coding Rights, and don’t forget to apply to our call to ensure a food secure Africa.

A new publication is making a unique contribution to the global conversation about the working relationships between policymakers, researchers, civil society actors, and the food and drinks industry to prevent diet-related non-communicable diseases — and offering governments real life lessons on...

In this ROSSA bulletin: Meet Kathryn Toure, the new regional director of IDRC’s sub-Saharan Africa office.