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In this issue, learn how IDRC-supported research is tackling environmental issues faced by the urban poor in developing countries. Also, the call for the IDRC Doctoral Research Awards is open now, don’t forget to apply.

IDRC has a long history of funding water and climate change adaptation research that predates the current debate on what constitutes adaptation and adaptive capacity.

IDRC is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 call for proposals to establish Cyber Policy Centres in the Global South.

IDRC is now accepting applications for this year’s Trees and People: Resilience in a changing climate John G. Bene Fellowship 2018.  

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC), partnering with CGIAR’s International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and with the collaboration of Global Affairs Canada, is hosting the Canadian launch of IFPRI’s 2018 Global Food Policy Report.

IDRC and the United Kingdom’s Global AMR Innovation Fund—managed by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)—are partnering on a new initiative, aimed at reducing the emerging risk that antimicrobial resistance in animals poses to global health and food security.

Together with its partners, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Global Affairs Canada, IDRC is pleased to announce the next set of projects funded under the Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund.

IDRC is now accepting applications for this year’s IDRC Doctoral Research Awards (IDRA).

In this issue, learn how scaling science can maximize social impact; find out how a new digital economy is changing the Haitian labour market for young women; and don’t forget to apply to our new call for proposals.

The Canada Gairdner Awards recognize the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists who are advancing humanity and the world. Join Dr Cesar Victora for an engaging discussion about the links between local research and global policies.