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IDRC works with developing-country researchers and institutions to build local capacity through funding, knowledge sharing, and training.

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Trends of rapid climate change, urbanization, massive increases in air travel and other socio-economic processes and changes in infrastructure, have collectively contributed to transformation in social-ecological conditions, resulting in various vector-borne diseases in Bangladesh including...

Wheat distillers dried grain with solubles (DDGS) is a co-product of ethanol production, primarily utilized as an animal feed ingredient. Reduced protein quality, a highly energy-intensive drying process, and product variability are some of the challenges that currently confront its production...

Malaria is a public health crisis, with between 154 and 289 million cases worldwide in 2011,
80% of which are in sub-Saharan Africa. International agencies have prioritized reduction of the
malaria burden, investing an estimated $1.84 billion in 2012 alone in malaria control and...

Presentation at the 2014 Edmonton Food Security Dialogue, focusing on the challenges of analyzing 24‐hour dietary recalls in Cambodia, partially based on experience from the Fish on Farms baseline survey.

Climate change poses one of the greatest challenges to human development in Kenya.
A smartphone application developed with IDRC support is helping primary animal health workers (PAHWs) in Laos PDR to quickly and accurately answer questions and treat poultry.

Should joining the information society happen without assessing the risks posed by the flood of equipment into African countries? What strategies and mechanisms can these countries, consumers of computer and electronic products that are often at the end of their life cycle, implement to...

From refugee camps in Jordan and Sudan, to natural disasters in Haiti and Pakistan, to famines from the Sahel to the Horn of Africa, conflicts and natural disasters occurring in the last several decades have pushed the global humanitarian system to the limits.
Emerging economies’ increasing engagement in overseas philanthropy, private investment, and government aid is transforming the landscape of international giving, a groundbreaking study reports.
 
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Introducing dairy goats in semi-arid regions of Tanzania has led to farmers earning US$160 from milk sales during the first lactation, as well as an increase in household milk consumption.

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