LIVELIHOODS AND THE ECONOMY Prosperity begins with sound economic policy and support for entrepreneurs

October 25, 2010
IDRC Communications
LASTING IMPACTS

IDRC's support for economic research has helped governments steer national economies toward growth, level the playing field for business, and fight poverty. Research in agriculture, forestry, aquaculture, manufacturing and new technologies has opened opportunities for people to make a successful living.


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Three workers examine machine in Egypt
A clear path for small business growth

Tax cuts and a streamlined registration process are just some of the measures that reflect a new attitude toward small and medium enterprises in Egypt.

 
Support from IDRC and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), from 2000 to 2008, helped the Egyptian Ministry of Finance to pave the way for these improvements.

Fisherman in Nepal holds up fish
Fish cage culture catches on in Nepal


Peruvian factory workers
Brain trust puts Peru back on its feet
 

People speaking in sub-Saharan African street
African economists inspire growth, reduce poverty
 
 

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