Found 204 articles associated to the institution International Development Research Centre (IDRC) .
Taking stock: Alternative indicators of national well-being2-February-2011
Once, GDP was the established benchmark of a country’s progress. Now, new and sophisticated indexes offer a more rounded picture of the condition of society — and IDRC is helping develop them.
“Help Wanted”: Can trade benefit women in Latin America?1-February-2011
The IDRC-funded project Trade, Gender and Equity in Latin America assessed the impact of trade patterns on female labour. The research revealed that, overall, trade has not resulted in more jobs for women, nor has it narrowed the income gap between men and women.
Canadian and developing-country teams to advance food security research17-January-2011
Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is pleased to announce the first projects to be supported under the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund.
New Canadian Funding to the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa17-January-2011
As food prices rise around the globe, Africa faces increased challenges to feed its citizens. IDRC’s grant will support AGRA’S innovative research to improve agricultural productivity and access to markets.
"For better or for worse:" Can we count on family?6-January-2011
The design of social protection policies should take into account the complexity and diversity of family arrangements. Families have different needs and structures as well as various ways of reacting and adapting to changes in their economic environment.
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