This four-year, CA$27.9 million partnership between IDRC and the UK Department of Health and Social Care’s (DHSC) Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) is funding research to develop new animal vaccines and other innovations to tackle AMR in livestock and aquaculture production, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences is training Africa’s top minds.
IDRC is implementing Canada’s $44.6 million contribution to expand the network of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS). AIMS provides rigorous mathematics training to African postgraduate students.
Mathematical sciences are the backbone of a modern economy. Solutions to complex challenges in health, agriculture, climate change adaptation, and finance, for example, all require advanced mathematical modelling skills.