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23 Jan, 2015, 13:55 ET IDRC announces scale-up of three ground-breaking solutions to improve food security in developing countries

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)...


16 Dec, 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...


15 Dec, 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...


01 Dec, 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...


06 Nov, 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...


03 Oct, 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/ -...


01 Oct, 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...


28 Jan, 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...


27 Jan, 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...


10 Dec, 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...


06 Dec, 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...


06 Dec, 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...


03 Dec, 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...


25 Nov, 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...


07 Nov, 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...


04 Oct, 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...


04 Oct, 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...


26 Sep, 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...


11 Sep, 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...


20 Aug, 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...


17 Jul, 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...


05 Jul, 2013, 17:27 ET Tea with Mandela: Supporting the new South Africa

This opinion piece first appeared in Embassy, on July 3, 2013. As the anti-apartheid icon fights for his life in a Pretoria hospital,...


04 Jun, 2013, 15:49 ET How Africa can feed the world

by Calestous Juma OTTAWA, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Neglect of agriculture has been a defining feature of Africa's economic policy over the last four...


18 Mar, 2013, 11:41 ET New Funding for Climate Change Adaptation in Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean

OTTAWA, March 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Environment Canada (EC) today announced 12 new...


03 Oct, 2012, 10:00 ET IDRC and SSHRC Launch New International Partnerships for Sustainable Societies

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of...