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The presentation provides details of the extent to which Open Educational Resources (OER) use is widening access of materials to educators and students in the Global South. Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D)'s cross-regional, nine-country study suggests that 18% of...

Understanding community perceptions of health and health inequality can serve as an evidence base for community-level initiatives, including maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) promotion. The findings of this study enable the development of audience-centered MNCH promotion activities that...

What is remarkable in light of the trajectories of gender and development in theory and practice is the persistence of gender inequity across all social and economic spheres, including agriculture and food security. This gender synthesis of the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund...

While the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) Phase 2 project portfolio has already made strong contributions to people's diet quality and nutrition, its latent potential contribution may be an order of magnitude greater – particularly if the momentum can be sustained,...

Polyphenols are the most prevalent antioxidant phytochemicals with many health benefits ascribed to their use. An expansion of the global polyphenol economy is also due to the demand and application of polyphenols as food additives (e.g., in baked products, noodles, and pasta). This report...

This vibrant PowerPoint presentation provides information regarding the concept and workings of the multi-scalar approach to scaling up a school nutrition model, integrating bio-intensive school gardens at the local level with support from national agencies, the Department of Education, as well...

In 2011, residents of Nairobi’s Mukuru settlement were being evicted from their homes in great numbers.
IDRC-supported researchers are finding ways to use a natural substance called hexanal to slow ripening, and reduce the waste.
IDRC support improves the relevance and appeal of technical and vocational education and training in Kenya.
For people living with disabilities that affect their mobility, it’s almost impossible to get around in some communities in the Kasese District of southwestern Uganda.

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