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Vanessa, a worker from SOCOMEP, performs on-site monitoring and reporting on loading and unloading operations to cargo vessels.

Ryan Brown / UN Women

IDRC at New York summit for shared prosperity for all
IDRC is collaborating with the World Economic Forum to inspire action and make inclusive growth...
A man standing in a blown up building

Sam Kadi

Little Gandhi —The Lost Truth of the Syrian Uprising screening in New York
Canada’s Mission to the United Nations to screen excerpts from Little Gandhi, an IDRC-supported...
IDRC at the African Green Revolution Forum 2017
Why agricultural innovations are key to more inclusive economies and greater prosperity for Africa.

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IDRC support helps some of the developing world’s brightest scientists find new ways to improve the lives of their fellow citizens, said IDRC Chairperson the Hon. Barbara McDougall.

“We also connect Canadian researchers to their colleagues in developing countries,...

IDRC hosted its 2011 Annual Public Meeting on November 8 in Ottawa. 

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“Our approach is one of collaboration,” said IDRC Chairman, the Honourable Barbara McDougall. “We learn as much from our research partners as they learn from us.”

She spoke at IDRC’s second Annual Public Meeting, held October 26, 2010 in Ottawa, and attended by about 75 people. The...