All projects related to south africa

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This project seeks to reduce the vulnerability of poor populations in sub-Saharan Africa to climate change by mobilizing scientists and all the other actors concerned to inform political decision-making.
Start Date: Friday, August 10, 2007
End Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE, NATURAL DISASTERS, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE
Region: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, South of Sahara
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 651,486.00

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The Nigeria Evidence-based Health System Initiative (NEHSI) is a collaborative effort on the part of IDRC, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Government of Nigeria.
Start Date: Friday, July 25, 2008
End Date: Monday, December 1, 2014
Topic: DATA COLLECTING, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, HEALTH PLANNING, HEALTH STATISTICS, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
Region: Nigeria, South of Sahara, United States, Canada, Sweden, South Africa
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 17,397,789.00

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IDRC's Acacia (Communities and the Information Society) program has chosen to invest a significant part of its budget in thematic networks.
Start Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2008
End Date: Friday, August 27, 2010
Topic: RESEARCH NETWORKS, Evaluation, TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS
Region: Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Mali, Senegal, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 90,512.00

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This project will help African countries develop and maintain low-cost sustainable health information systems, and use the information systems to address health issues at both the facility and the public health level.
Start Date: Monday, October 1, 2007
End Date: Thursday, December 31, 2009
Topic: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, DATA COLLECTING, HEALTH STATISTICS, HEALTH SURVEYS, MEDICAL RECORDS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Region: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South of Sahara, South Africa
Total Funding: CA$ 1,047,039.00

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Africa depends on learning materials published elsewhere, and has serious difficulty acquiring, producing and distributing them.
Start Date: Monday, October 1, 2007
End Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Topic: ACCESS TO INFORMATION, ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Region: Uganda, South Africa, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 364,627.00

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The debate over intellectual property policies and their effects is highly contested.
Start Date: Monday, October 1, 2007
End Date: Friday, September 30, 2011
Topic: ACCESS TO INFORMATION, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Region: Egypt, Ghana, Senegal, Uganda, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 1,660,500.00

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African economies are finally experiencing a period of high economic growth, speeding up the slow transition from agriculture to manufacturing.
Start Date: Sunday, July 1, 2007
End Date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Topic: EMPLOYMENT POLICY, SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, SKILLED WORKERS, GLOBAL SOUTH, COMPETITIVENESS, LABOUR MARKET, LABOUR SUPPLY, SKILL SHORTAGE
Region: South of Sahara, Ghana, Madagascar, Tanzania, South Africa
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 717,400.00

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Negotiations around intellectual property rights (IPR) are increasingly a key factor in international trade and an important item on the international development agenda.
Start Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2008
End Date: Thursday, April 14, 2011
Topic: ACCESS TO INFORMATION, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Region: Brazil, South America, China, Far East Asia, Europe, Russia, North and Central America, United States, South Asia, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, India, South Africa
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 1,107,168.00

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A wide range of organizations and individuals are actively involved in developing open learning content, the infrastructure to support it and the community engagement to use it.
Start Date: Monday, April 2, 2007
End Date: Friday, January 9, 2009
Topic: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, DISTANCE STUDY
Region: India, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Total Funding: CA$ 45,343.00

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Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have put innovation at the centre of their development strategies.
Start Date: Monday, September 3, 2007
End Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Topic: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY, INNOVATIONS, Technological change
Region: Brazil, South America, China, Far East Asia, India, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, Central Asia, South Asia, Russia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 626,300.00

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