What we do
Part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, IDRC invests in knowledge, innovation, and solutions to improve the lives of people in the developing world.
The research we support builds evidence to break the cycle of poverty, reduce inequalities and vulnerabilities, and help people live healthier and more sustainable lives.
Explore almost 2,000 projects from the past decade to see how we’re shaping a world that supports equity, diversity, and prosperity.
Where we work
IDRC’s head office is in Ottawa and the Centre maintains five regional offices in India, Jordan, Kenya, Senegal, and Uruguay.
Find out how we’re making a difference around the world.