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Jan 23, 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)...

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...