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IDRC extends condolences


Today Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) learned with sadness of the passing of research colleagues Martha Farrell, of the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), and Paula Kantor, a former Director of the Afghan...

IDRC hits the road Together with Aga Khan Foundation Canada


The Aga Khan Foundation Canada launched Together: An Exhibition on Global Development on April 22, 2015 in Ottawa. This bilingual, mobile exhibit is housed in a 53-foot custom vehicle. With 1,000 square feet of space, Together features the work of...


IDRC sponsors panel on Asian workers at annual meeting of Asian Development Bank


IDRC and the JustJobs Network are sponsoring a panel discussion on Asian labour standards at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 2015 Annual Meeting, being held May 2-5 in Baku, Azerbaijan. More than 3,000 participants from around the world...

Highlight: Pioneer of oral rehydration therapy visits IDRC's Asia regional office in Delhi


Dr Richard A. Cash was a guest lecturer at the IDRC Asia Regional Office in New Delhi on March 16, 2015. Dr Cash is renowned for his pioneering work on oral rehydration therapy (ORT), a practical treatment for cholera and other diseases causing...

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Bulletin — May 2015

Ten times a year, IDRC publishes the IDRC Bulletin, which offers insights into the world of international development research.

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DEVELOPING NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION<BR>University-Industry Interactions in the Global South

University-Industry Interactions in the Global South

Interactions between firms and universities are key building blocks of innovation systems. With a focus on developing countries, this book presents novel comparative research spanning three continents. The result is a more universal and dynamic view...

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Dictionnaire mondial des opérations de paix

In 2006, the idea to create a resource documenting the growing body of research on peace and security took hold in the wake of the increasing number …

Strengthening Information Society Research Capacity Alliance III

This project will address the gaps in research on how openness can contribute to better development outcomes. What are the benefits, costs, and risks …

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