The Global Adaptation Research Program (now known as the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia or CARIAA) is a new partnership between IDRC and the UK's Department for International Development.
Improving employment opportunities for young people with disabilities has been identified as an important policy goal around the world, as evidenced by the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that was signed by 160 nations, including Lebanon.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) youth have suffered multiple forms of vulnerability, exclusion, and violence, particularly in Central America where homophobia is widespread.
This project is part of a cross-programmatic effort at IDRC to improve understanding of the linkages between youth engagement, violence, and economic opportunities in Latin America in order to support evidence-based policies in this area.
The Global Centre for Pluralism (GCP), created in 2006 by the Government of Canada and the Aga Khan, is an independent research and education centre based in Ottawa that aims to advance respect for diversity as a new global ethic and the foundation for inclusive citizenship.
IDRC’s continued support to the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research’s (CGIAR) programming created a strategic opportunity to provide insight and guidance on gender equality practices, both within research and within the workplace.
The Economic Research Forum (ERF), a longstanding IDRC partner based in Cairo, is a prominent regional network of Arab researchers that focuses on economic analysis with increasing attention to multidisciplinary research, gender analysis, and greater regional diversity.
To sustain democratization in Myanmar, IDRC and Global Affairs Canada launched the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) initiative in 2017 to nurture meaningful dialogue and engagement during the country’s transition to democratic development.
Throughout the developing world, young men and women are facing high unemployment and experiencing strong feelings of dissatisfaction with their quality of life, in contexts of weak governance and institutions, increased political instability, and growing state authoritarianism.
In an era of rapid change and increasing mistrust in institutions, open data and the surrounding communities that use it, are working to shift norms and culture to create dialogue and collaboration between governments, civil society and the private sector.
Throughout the developing world, young men and women face high unemployment coupled with strong feelings of dissatisfaction with their quality of life in contexts of weak governance and institutions, increased political instability, and growing state authoritarianism — factors that render societies vulnerable and play a role in radicalization.
Research interventions need to be effective in order to contribute to positive change, but effective research for development is difficult; there are no blueprints, and each project requires a strategy that suits its own changing context.
Throughout the developing world, young men and women are facing high unemployment coupled with strong feelings of dissatisfaction with quality of life in contexts of weak governance and institutions, increased political instability and growing state authoritarianism - factors that render societies vulnerable and play a role in radicalization.
The 2017 Dakar consultation on the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) concluded with a wide consensus among participants on the need for a regional coalition to accelerate progress towards the SDGs and track where and how the progress is happening.