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Dec 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

Canada and Australia select five African research teams to improve food security

OTTAWA, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

IDRC and DFATD announce three new international research projects to address world hunger

OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) have...

Dec 01, 2014, 13:15 ET

Canada and Chile commit to strengthening the global knowledge economy

MOU seeks to enhance innovation councils' ability to deliver S&T advice to government SANTIAGO, Chile, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Two national...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:42 ET

Canada Announces the Selection of African Health Organizations to Save the Lives of Women and Children

OTTAWA, Nov 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The seven-year, CA$36 million Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA) research program today...

Oct 03, 2014, 14:27 ET

Ebola and beyond: How Canada backs African problem-solvers

Here is an op-ed written by Jean Lebel, President of Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Oct 01, 2014, 10:24 ET

IDRC & SSHRC Partner to Work to Build Safer, More Prosperous Societies

 $10 million in new research projects announced OTTAWA, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Four research teams have been awarded up to $2.5...

Jan 28, 2014, 12:36 ET

Conferencia internacional poner a los jóvenes a trabajar en el África subsahariana (YESSA)

 -Conferencia internacional sobre poner a los jóvenes a trabajar en el África subsahariana (YESSA), del 28 al 30 de enero de...

Jan 27, 2014, 19:16 ET

Conférence internationale sur l'emploi des jeunes en Afrique subsaharienne (EJAS) du 28 au 30 janvier 2014

Quelles stratégies pour l'emploi des jeunes ? Chercheurs, experts et décideurs apportent des réponses Du 28 au 30 janvier...

Dec 10, 2013, 06:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ending violence against women: IDRC speaks up/

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is taking to social media for the 16 Days of Activism...

Dec 06, 2013, 10:57 ET

Tea with Mandela: Supporting the new South Africa - Keith Bezanson

As the anti-apartheid icon passes away in South Africa, the past president of Canada's International Development Research Centre reflects on...

Dec 06, 2013, 06:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ending violence against women: IDRC speaks up/

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is taking to social media for the 16 Days of Activism...

Dec 03, 2013, 09:30 ET

Emerging Economies: The Changing Landscape in Foreign Aid, Giving, and Investment

OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - New research funded by Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) shows that emerging economies are...

Nov 25, 2013, 11:12 ET

Media Advisory - Ending violence against women: IDRC speaks up

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is taking to social media for the 16 Days of Activism...

Nov 07, 2013, 14:27 ET

Photographs - Will the next Einstein be from Africa?

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Could the next Einstein come from Africa? The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is betting on...

Oct 04, 2013, 20:35 ET

Desde la granja hasta la mesa: mejorando la nutrición en el Caribe

Investigadores de universidades de Canadá y el Caribe discutirán las mejoras en la agricultura y nutrición de la región durante...

Oct 04, 2013, 12:24 ET

From farm to fork: improving nutrition in the Caribbean

Researchers from universities in Canada and the Caribbean will discuss improvements in the region's agriculture and nutrition during the Caribbean...

Sep 26, 2013, 11:45 ET

Emerging Economies: The Changing Landscape in Foreign Aid, Giving, and Investment

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - New research funded by Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) shows that emerging economies are...

Sep 11, 2013, 11:39 ET

Safe and Inclusive Cities: New projects to propose strategies to reduce urban violence

OTTAWA, Sept. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - From South Africa's townships to Rio de Janeiro's favelas and the streets of Mumbai, urban violence has emerged as...

Aug 20, 2013, 10:40 ET

Reduce violence against women by building better cities - Carrie Mitchell, Sara Ahmed, Suneeta Dhar

This editorial by Carrie Mitchell, Sara Ahmed, and Suneeta Dhar is available for posting and publication free of charge. It originally ran on the...

Jul 17, 2013, 12:18 ET

Le Canada et l'Australie unissent leurs efforts pour accroître la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique - Appel à notes conceptuelles de recherche lancé pour un total de 15 millions $CAD

Le Centre de recherches pour le développement international (CRDI) et le Australian International Food Security Centre (AIFSC) ont lancé...