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Found 244 articles associated to the institution International Development Research Centre (IDRC) .
 
Exploring the global flow of digital labour
22-June-2016

An international research team is investigating who benefits from the globalisation of online work, hoping to identify how government policies can help to avoid the creation of digital sweatshops.

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Nanotech extends shelf life of fresh fruit
15-June-2016

An international research team is developing nanotechnology-based applications of hexanal, a natural plant extract that extends the storage life of harvested fruit.

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Will Asia adopt a clean energy future?
13-June-2016

Asian countries have begun the long road toward clean energy. The challenges, however, are immense.

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Parts of Philippines may submerge due to global warming
3-June-2016

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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Getting it right on labour reforms in Burma
2-June-2016

Researchers in Burma are working with representatives from government, civil society and the private sector to find solutions for eliminating child labour and introducing other overdue labour reforms.

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