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Burundi women celebrating International Women's Day focusing on the issue of environmental protection for food security
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ROSSA's newsletter - June 2017
In ROSSA's latest bulletin issue, find out how Africa was saved from another Ebola outbreak.
Jean Lebel and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research CEO Andrew Campbell signed an agreement for a new CA$25 million investment for the second phase of the Cultivate Africa’s Future Fund.

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IDRC renews food security partnership with ACIAR
IDRC and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research signed an agreement for a...

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Journal supplement features 10 years of West African Health Systems Research
In the wake of the devastating Ebola virus outbreak in 2014, increased attention has been paid to...

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In ROSSA's latest bulletin issue, find out how Africa was saved from another Ebola outbreak. We also tell you how the continent is combating the onslaught by tobacco multi-nationals out to entice more people into smoking. 

In this issue, we recommended articles from IDRC.ca and invite you to watch the highlights of our participation at the Montreal of Conference 2017. Also, there is still time to apply to the IDRC Research Award 2018 Call.

IDRC President Jean Lebel and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) CEO Andrew Campbell signed an agreement for a new CA$25 million investment for the second phase of the Cultivate Africa’s Future Fund (CultiAf). CultiAf is a joint IDRC-ACIAR program that supports...

In the wake of the devastating Ebola virus outbreak in 2014, increased attention has been paid to West Africa’s poorly functioning health systems. This includes how their weaknesses compounded the emergency and complicated the response to the health crisis.

If businesses can understand trade trends and future challenges in the ASEAN Economic Community, they can operate efficiently and effectively throughout the global value chain. But cross-border commercial and business operations can be complex, and this requires a thorough understanding of...

IDRC thought leadership in two areas — eSkills for women and girls and the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) — is contributing to discussions surrounding the G20 Summit on July 7–8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.

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Today, Jean Lebel, President of IDRC, and Dr. Molapo Qhobela, CEO of South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF), announced the winning projects under the new South Africa–Canada Research Chairs Initiative. The new...

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.

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

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