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On August 4, as part of her participation in a meeting of Trade Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced a new project to be funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC)....

A new funding opportunity on Zika virus is responding to the virus outbreak and the health threat it represents for the affected populations in the hardest hit countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Eighty people—researchers, policymakers, donors, and experts—attended a workshop to discuss the current situation and emerging evidence on maternal and child health in West Africa. Held in Dakar, Senegal from February 18-20, 2016, the workshop provided a unique platform for researchers working...

OTTAWA – The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Global Affairs Canada have announced six new projects to be supported under the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF). The projects will develop, test and apply ways to scale up innovations in food security...

Jean Lebel, President of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), was joined by co-editor Hameeda Hossain, a human rights activist and researcher, to launch Of the Nation Born: the Bangladesh Papers.

Today, Jean Lebel, President of Canada’s International Development Research Centre and His Excellency Nadir Patel, Ambassador of Canada to Nepal announced a new initiative to help Nepali communities rebuild following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the country in April 2015.

Canada’s International Development Research Centre, Global Affairs Canada and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation join forces under $57 million innovation fund.

IDRC and the Graduate Institute in Geneva are partnering to lay the groundwork for a program of support that would enable developing-country think tanks to further global objectives in health.

An IDRC-supported researcher is receiving international attention for his work to address maternal and child death rates in East Africa. 

On January 25, Université Laval launched a new Chair on Education Leadership in Development Economics. This Chair will create new opportunities for distance learning, formal training, and graduate diplomas for researchers in the developing world. It will leverage Laval’s strong tradition in...