Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women: Strengthening Research Capacity

The Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) research program is a collaborative initiative involving IDRC, the United Kingdom's Department for International Development, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. It represents a joint investment of CA$16.4 million over five years to address knowledge gaps on women's economic empowerment and connections with economic growth, and to stimulate innovative research partnerships and engagement with policymakers. This project will provide support to develop and manage the GrOW program.

Project ID


Project status



60 months

IDRC Officer

Arjan De Haan

Total funding

CA$ 784,442


North of Sahara, South of Sahara, South Asia