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Through strategic investments, IDRC is helping local actors play a more effective role in solving regional challenges while also contributing to the Plan of Action to implement the Joint Declaration on ASEAN-Canada Enhanced Partnership 2016-2020.

The mMOM project implemented an innovative, integrated mHealth program to improve the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) of ethnic minority women (EMW) in remote and mountainous areas of Thai Nguyen, Vietnam. EMW's disproportionately poor MNCH outcomes, and evidence suggesting that...

This evaluation presents analysis and outcomes of Collaboration for Health Systems Analysis and Innovation (CHESAI) over the past five years. It focuses on the drivers of change within the field of Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR): researchers, teachers and policy makers. Overall, less...

The aim is to embrace and promote agroecological systems in smallholder agricultural production with conservation agriculture (CA) as a starting point, and to better understand limitations for scaling up CA among small-holder farmers. In this detailed report the problem of mulch limitation was...

Results on the impact of Côte d'Ivoire Coconut Lethal Yellowing disease (CILY) on coconut farming households for five socio-economic parameters are summarized in this paper. Survey data reveals low education levels for coconut farmers in Grand-Lahou, which may have influenced the increase of...

This report describes the culmination of a project that sought to enhance knowledge about exposure to cancer-causing substances in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) workplaces. The project, funded by the Canadian Partnerships division of the IDRC, involved a close collaboration between Canadian...

This year, we saw the graduation of our 1000th student. Across the network, 237 students including 78 women graduated from their respective centres. This brings the total number of alumni to 1210, with 32% of them women from 42 African countries.

This rapid evidence review summarizes the evidence that women's economic empowerment (WEE) promotes economic growth, firm productivity, and human development. It also reviews the key enablers and barriers to WEE. We have followed strict criteria regarding the rigor of studies included in this...

Aunque se observan mejoras en las últimas dé-cadas, la salud en el Perú sigue siendo una clara expresión de desigualdades socioeconómicas, territoriales y étnicas. Ello ocurre a pesar del incremento de la cobertura de los servicios públicos y la expansión de la afiliación al Seguro Integral de...

El artículo realiza un análisis de los cambios ocurridos con la organización del delito en Venezuela, y sostiene que se ha dado una transformación de las tradicionales pandillas depredadoras de sus víctimas, hacia las mafias que venden seguridad personal y extorsionan a comercios, empresas e...

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