Found 206 articles associated to the institution International Development Research Centre (IDRC) .
Fostering Growth with Equity20-January-2008
Asia has been experiencing “an extraordinarily rapid transformation,” observes Stephen McGurk. As IDRC’s New Delhi-based Regional Director for South Asia and China, McGurk has seen in the cityscape around him reflections of both positive and negative aspects of this transformative growth.
Community Solutions for Indonesia's Waste18-January-2008
Urban areas of Indonesia generate about 55,000 tons of solid waste every day. Only about 50 to 60 percent of the waste is collected, and landfill sites are mostly open dumps. The IDRC-backed initiatives are looking at new ways of managing solid waste in slums, through innovative collection, separation, and disposal mechanisms.
ICT Infrastructure In Emerging Asia - Policy and Regulatory Roadblocks7-January-2008
This book brings together scholars, practitioners, former regulators, and policymakers to address the problem of expanding information and communication technology (ICT) connectivity in emerging Asia. It gleans lessons from five Asian countries — Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Innovative use of ICTs to foster human development2-January-2008
ICTs are powerful tools for reducing poverty, for combating HIV/AIDS, and for promoting good governance. At the Third Global Knowledge Forum (GK3) held recently in Kuala Lumpur, Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and its research partners showcased some of the innovative ways in which ICTs can foster human development.
“Emerging People, Emerging Markets, Emerging Technologies,” IDRC at the Global Knowledge Forum (GK3) in Kuala Lumpur11-December-2007
At the Third Global Knowledge Forum (GK3), Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and its research partners will be showcasing some of the innovative ways in which ICTs can foster human development. The GK3 will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 11-13, 2007
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