This project aims to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on national economies and determine the effectiveness of current and potential policy responses in 11 developing countries around the world.
This project seeks to inform strategies and policies on youth employment by examining the job creation potential of industries without smokestacks, such as agriculture, the service sector, tourism, and information and communication technology-based services.
The project seeks to document the gaps and the challenges faced by women-led businesses, as well as the social and financing impact, if any, that various actors are able to create through Gender Lens Investing, i.
This two-year project will propose and initiate evidence-based strategies for creating decent employment opportunities and supporting entrepreneurship in the face of the youth population boom Africa is experiencing.
In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, IDRC is pleased to launch a call for action research proposals on Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) – East Africa.