Former IDRC grantee Harsha de Silva appointed deputy minister in Sri Lanka
Leading South Asian economist and former IDRC grantee Harsha de Silva has been appointed Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs in the new Sri Lankan government.
De Silva, who has been a member of the Sri Lankan Parliament since...
IDRC announces scale-up of three ground-breaking solutions to improve food security in developing countries
The Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) announced three new projects to help prevent livestock diseases and post-harvest fruit losses that affect millions of farmers around the world. These projects build on successful...
World Congress on Public Health to focus on healthy people, healthy environment
The 14th World Congress on Public Health will be held February 11 to 15, 2015, at Science City, Kolkata, India. This year's theme is "Healthy People – Healthy Environment." The Indian Public Health Organization (IPHA) and the World...
Highlight: Youth (Un)Employment: Global problems meet local solutions
IDRC and Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) partnered to spark discussion on global youth unemployment at a panel hosted by the University of Ottawa in October. The panellists shed some light on the dynamics of youth employment in Canada and in the...
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