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IDRC approaches the issue of tobacco use as a threat not only to global health, but also to international development efforts.
A Canadian virologist created a breakthrough five-in-one livestock vaccine that could transform the lives of millions in Africa and beyond.
As a learning specialist for the RCMP, Michelle Savard was tasked with completing a needs analysis for police peacekeepers deploying on UN missions.
In March 2017, the United Nations High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment published its final report on how to combat gender inequality in the formal and informal economy.
Fostering inclusive growth: What does it mean, why it is important, and how can it be achieved?
Respected for his humility as well as his accomplishments, Pierre prefers to give credit to IDRC for having the vision to initially support ISTEAH.
Building Bridges was conceived as a safe and constructive space for African leaders.
One of the first formal evaluations of a daycare program in India for low-income households could provide empirical evidence that will improve gender equality across the country and beyond.
Four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory killed more than 1,000 people in Bangladesh, a Dhaka-based think tank continues to push for wholesale changes to one of the country's most important industries.
How development research helps the global population adapt to climate change.