In this issue, we recommended articles from and invite you to watch the highlights of our participation at the Montreal of Conference 2017. Also, there is still time to apply to the IDRC Research Award 2018 Call.

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Four smilling teenage girls

Summer reading from

Summer is finally here and we’ve compiled a list of publications for your reading list.

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Strategic leverage on value chains
Journal supplement features 10 years of West African Health Systems Research
Announcing the winning projects under new South Africa-Canada Research Chairs Initiative
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Upcoming events
SWCC Annual Conference 2017
Where: Ottawa, Ontario
September 13-16, 2017
Past events

IDRC Panel at Conference de Montreal 2017

IDRC at Conference of Montreal
IDRC hosted two events on June 13-14 at the Conference of Montreal. Watch the videos for the highlights.

Digitization and the future of work
The cost of violence against women in the workplace
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Research in action

Residents of Ekiti state in Nigeria receive monthly cash transfers as part of a social protection program for the elderly.

Nigeria’s first national social protection scheme
Implemented between 2012 and 2014, the Nigerian Ekiti State Social Security Scheme, a non-contributory pension scheme that’s the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa, targets the elderly in poor households in Ekiti State.


Students in Brazil participating in financial training.

Promoting financial inclusion among Latin American youth
Supported by IDRC, Fundación Capital is harnessing technological innovations to promote financial inclusion and build the financial capabilities of young people.

Teresa de Jesus Palacios, 42, a beneficiary of Mexico’s Prospera project
Mexico’s digital money revolution
Prospera Digital’s e-banking program could put money in the hands of Mexico’s low-income families with just a few taps. Presented in partnership with Canadian Geographic, these stories are published monthly on the Charting Change blog.
IDRC Books
BBook cover: Entre el activismo y la intervención

Entre el activismo y la intervención
This book brings together the experiences and lessons learned from five civil society organizations whose work is related to the health of indigenous women in Mexico.

Careers and competitions
IDRC Research Awards 2018 Call
September 6, 2017, by 4:00pm (EDT)
Call for Expressions of Interest: Strengthening engineering research and training in Africa
September 24, 2017
Careers at IDRC

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