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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.

Inclusive growth has become a central idea in most national development plans, but for many it remains primarily an aspiration. Governments, international donors, and civil society organizations lack tried and true mechanisms to promote and foster inclusive growth. Many businesses recognize that...

In this issue, read the research results from our Safe and Inclusive Cities program and don’t forget that the Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program 2018 call is now open.

The Science Granting Councils Initiative in sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) received a Science Diplomacy Award from the Government of South Africa during its 2017 Science Forum on December 8 in Pretoria.

Six journalists from low and middle-income countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, and West Africa received travel fellowships from IDRC to attend the tenth World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2017) in San Francisco from October 25-30, 2017.

IDRC-supported HarassMap has once again led to progressive changes in the fight against sexual harassment. The ride-hailing company Uber has announced it is working with HarassMap to implement measures that will raise driver and customer awareness about sexual harassment and assault in Egypt....

IDRC is pleased to announce the 10 winners of the 2018 Research Award call.

IDRC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Awardees will conduct field research in 19 developing countries.