We are committed to improving lives and livelihoods by supporting research that addresses critical international development issues. One of the important ways that IDRC and our grantees help to bring about positive change is through our publications, where we share research findings with other researchers, policymakers, and communities globally.

Explore our collection from the last 25 years below. Hundreds of other books, published between the 1970s and the 1990s, are available through the IDRC Digital Library.


Book cover Market Dynamics and Productivity in Developing Countries: Economic Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa

Editor(s): Khalid Sekkat
Publisher(s): Springer, IDRC
ISBN: 9781441912084
Book cover Success Stories in Asian Aquaculture

The stories presented in Success Stories in Asian Aquaculture reflect the unique nature of Asian aquaculture, providing first-time insight into how and why it has become so successful.

Editor(s): Sena S. De Silva and F. Brian Davy
Publisher(s): Springer, NACA, IDRC
ISBN: 9789048130856
Book cover Democracy, Citizenship, and Youth: Towards Social and Political Participation in Brazil

What is the place of young people in today’s complex and rapidly changing world?

Editor(s): Itamar Silva and Anna Luiza Salles Souto
Publisher(s): I.B. Tauris, IDRC
ISBN: 9781848850484
Book cover Research and International Trade Policy Negotiations: Knowledge and Power in Latin America

Through the 1980s and 1990s, most countries of Latin America embarked upon a process of trade liberalization and economic internationalization.

Editor(s): Mercedes Botto
Publisher(s): Routledge, IDRC
ISBN: 9780415801911
Book cover Beyond Propietorship: Murphree’s Laws on Community-based Natural Resource Management in Southern Africa

Dr Marshall Murphree is a prominent scholar in the fields of common property theory, rural development, and natural resource management.

Editor(s): B.B. Mukamuri, J.M. Manjengwa, and S. Anstey
Publisher(s): Weaver Press, IDRC
ISBN: 9781779220721
Book cover Land Tenure, Gender, and Globalization: Research and Analysis from Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Drawing from field research in Cameroon, Ghana, Viet Nam, and the Amazon forests of Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru, this book explores the relationship between gender and land, revealing the workings of

Editor(s): Dzodzi Tsikata and Pamela Golah
Publisher(s): Zubaan, IDRC
ISBN: 9788189884727
Book cover An Introduction to the Human Development and Capability Approach: Freedom and Agency

Since 1990, the United Nations Development Programme has been publishing Human Development Reports at the global, regional, national and local level.

Editor(s): Séverine Deneulin and Lila Shahani
Publisher(s): Earthscan, IDRC
ISBN: 9781844078066
Book cover Analysis of Multidimensional Poverty: Theory and Case Studies

This book presents a new method for measuring multidimensional poverty.

Publisher(s): Springer, IDRC
ISBN: 9781441909053
Book cover Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009–2010

The Digital Review of Asia Pacific meets an urgent need for current and relevant information and viewpoints on ICT for development in Asia and the Pacific.

Editor(s): Shahid Akhtar and Patricia Arinto
Publisher(s): Sage, Orbicom, IDRC
ISBN: 9788132100843
Book cover Mining in Africa: Regulation and Development

The continent of Africa is rich in minerals needed by Western economies. Yet the mining industry contributes very little to African development.

Editor(s): Bonnie Campbell
Publisher(s): Pluto Press, IDRC
ISBN: 9780745329390