11 Dec 2015
A Walnut Tree, a documentary by Pakistani filmmaker Ammar Aziz, has won the Ram Bahadur Trophy for best film at the Film Southasia documentary festival, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from November 19 to 22, 2015.
08 Dec 2015
Canada's International Development Research Centre’s 2014-2015 annual report is now available online.
07 Dec 2015
PARIS, December 4, 2015 – Jean Lebel, President of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), today announced a $4 million investment to help cities in the developing world be better prepared for climate change impacts and the risks these impacts pose to people, economies, and infrastructure.
07 Dec 2015
PARIS, December 3, 2015 – Jean Lebel, President of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), along with Aron Cramer, President and CEO of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), today announced a joint initiative to help companies protect their businesses and assets from the impacts of climate change.
02 Dec 2015
Canada’s International Development Research Centre is joining the Government of Canada’s official delegation to the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
17 Nov 2015
The 5th Annual South Asian Regional Meeting of the Think Tank Initiative (TTI) will take place in Sohna, India, ​from November 18-20, 2015.
06 Nov 2015
Join International Development Research Centre as several of these IDRC-supported global health researchers share their personal journeys and experiences as they strive to improve primary health care for mothers and children.
06 Nov 2015
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) research will be showcased at the Canadian Conference on Global Health 2015, November 5-7 in Montréal, Québec. This year's theme is Capacity Building on Global Health: Research and Practice.
18 Oct 2015
More than 167,000 hectares of coastland—about 0.6% of the country’s total area—are projected to go underwater in the Philippines, especially in low-lying island communities, according to research by the University of the Philippines.
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18 Oct 2015
Over the next 50 years, people living at low altitudes in developing countries, particularly those in coastal Asia, will suffer the most from extreme weather patterns, according to researchers.
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22 Sep 2015
As the global scientific community combines technology and brains to track climate change patterns and effects, the indigenous populations across the world have, for generations, already been noting these changes in a landscape they know intimately.
18 Sep 2015
A call for proposals for research on digital learning innovation in developing countries in Asia. Four priority research themes have been identified: MOOCs or massive open online courses; Intelligent Tutoring Systems; Digital Game-Based Learning; and Learning Analytics.
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10 Sep 2015
A new model tested in northeastern Thailand shows that a multi-pronged approach—combining treatment, ecosystem monitoring, and community mobilization—can effectively tackle the transmission of liver flukes, according to research supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
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07 Sep 2015
From East to West, Asian economies are rapidly transforming, creating jobs for a growing population of young workers. But can working conditions keep pace? International Development Research Centre (IDRC)-supported research is building an evidence base that shows creating better job opportunities can go hand in hand with sustaining growth.
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07 Sep 2015
A project co-funded by International Development Research Centre (IDRC) helped to create the Sri Lankan Wildlife Health Centre to monitor animal health. The findings also moved the national government to expand the role of their veterinarians into areas such as antibiotic resistance and farm practices.
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04 Sep 2015
An initiative supported by International Development Research Centre supports research in Southeast Asia that aims to improve understanding of the effects of agricultural change on ecosystems and human health, and provide sustainable solutions.
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02 Sep 2015
A program supported by IDRC helps high school teachers in India's Karnataka state access, create, curate, and publish open educational resources. Thanks to that, teachers across 34 districts have learned to use digital tools and resources in their classroom teaching.
01 Sep 2015
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is funding a research grant program on agricultural research for development for African graduate students.
07 Aug 2015
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is proud to be a key partner in the clinical trial of a “game-changing” candidate Ebola vaccine, a critical part of the global effort to ensure the world is better prepared for the next outbreak.
06 Aug 2015
Canada’s International Development Research Centre has been chosen to host the new Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS), beginning in 2015-2016.
22 Jul 2015
IDRC is now accepting applications for the IDRC Research Awards 2016
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19 Jul 2015
Two weeks ago, in a precursor event to COP21, over 2,000 top-of-their-field scientists gathered in Paris to present their ideas and solutions on how best to protect our world. This article is the first in a series based on the findings presented.
16 Jul 2015
The IDRC-funded South Asia Research Network (SARNET) is organizing a two-week training program — Labour Economics: Theories, Methodologies and Research Issues — from October 27 to November 7, 2015.
14 Jul 2015
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of the renowned Bangladeshi development organization BRAC, has won the 2015 World Food Prize.
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26 May 2015
Researchers are working with Punjabi farmers to test innovations that will reduce pressure on overused aquifers.
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20 May 2015
Researchers studying how gender roles contribute to different types of violence in Pakistani cities aim to identify solutions and share them widely.
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20 May 2015
Research teams are examining Bangladesh’s rural-tourban transformation in order to help the country move beyond low-skill jobs toward a high-skill economy.
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20 May 2015
Researchers are harnessing mobile phone technology to provide ethnic minority women in Vietnam with crucial information about pregnancy, birth and infant care.
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20 May 2015
A research network is exploring how open data can help address specific challenges and bring about positive change in developing countries.
12 May 2015
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) has won the 2015 United Nations Population Award.


09 May 2008
Interested applicants are invited to submit their application letters with their biodatas on or before March 1, 2008.
11 Dec 2007
The third Global Knowledge Conference is a vital working platform for people and organizations who want to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to make a real difference in the world.
18 Jun 2007
Cape Town, South Africa - This free workshop will address What is the role of information in achieving development goals?, How is knowledge generated, disseminated, and used?, Where do you go to find information? and much more. The registration deadline is May 25th.
13 Nov 2006
The workshop, supported by AIT, IDRC, and Rockefeller Foundation, will examine existing policies on bio-innovations in the region, identify existing research gaps and recommend a strategy for information sharing, learning and partnering.
19 Jun 2006
IDRC is supporting the policy seminar “The Devolution of Natural Resources,” on 19 June on devolution of natural resource management from central governments to local community organizations or individuals.
19 Jun 2006
Come and interview the key authors of this book and get a free signed copy at the book launch at the Arma Resort, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, on June 19th 2006, at 5:30PM.
19 Jun 2006
Brings together local leaders, researchers and policy-makers to discuss devlution of rights in natural resource management.
24 Apr 2006
Meeting of Pandemic experts, scientists and Asian national granting councils in Beijing, April 24-26, at the Beijing Friendship Hotel, Bai Shi Qiao Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China. Media briefing


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