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

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.

In this issue, we celebrate our experts by launching our new digital space, Perspectives; Dr Samuel Pierre wins the 2016–2017 Prix Mohamed El Fasi; and don’t forget to apply to the Doctoral Research Awards and the call for CRVS experts!

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To mark World Health Day, Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Global Affairs Canada, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are announcing nine new research grants for Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa.

IDRC and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa are pleased to announce two new research chair initiatives. They build on NRF’s existing South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI), as well as on the Industrial Research Chairs program, funded in part by the Natural Sciences...

IDRC’s support of BetterEvaluation, an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory, has resulted in an online guide for an often overlooked group of people who greatly affect the quality and usefulness of...

IDRC, Tim Hortons, and Cenicafé joining forces in a new partnership. Their goal is to reduce the vulnerability of Colombia’s smallholder coffee growers to the climate-related challenges posing a serious threat to livelihoods.