International Development Research Center

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International Development Research Center

Also called the IDRC. A crown corporation in Canada that conducts research into international development. Specifically, it works with developing countries to find scientific solutions to economic, environmental and other problems faced in the developing world. It was established in 1970.
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This is an exciting new chapter for the IDRC as we represent more and more dressage athletes thanks to the rapid growth of the sport," Finn Kyrklund said.
IDRC has been providing support for a number of countries on climate change and adaptation.
Current and former workers at Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) document a particular time in the business of foreign aid and the ascendant role of the IDRC in that time and place.
IDRC has an international mandate to help developing countries develop long-term, sustainable solutions to socio-economic problems, thus achieving more equitable and prosperous societies, through the use of science and technology.
While at IDRC, Alper will help link researchers from the South and the North, ensuring that both groups benefit equally from their respective research findings.
The IDRC has been working on building alliances between less-developed countries since 1970.
In late March, Maureen O'Neil, president of IDRC, delivered a speech on the subject as a panelist at the E-governance: Towards a new approach to international cooperation in the knowledge economy seminar in Milan, Italy.
In the end, the profiles represented here cover the various geographical regions and some of the assorted disciplines in which IDRC has been involved throughout its history: from environment, health, and medicine, to social and economic policy, to information science, agriculture, and technology.
Retiring head of the IDRC David Malone sat with the Daily News Egypt for a candid talk on Egypt, the IDRC mission and ways to help Egyptian research.
The committee, which has launched a study into Canada's contribution to UN Resolution 1325 and other Security Council resolutions pertaining to women, peace, and security issues, hears from Colleen Duggan, senior program specialist at IDRC.
The IDRC was created to assist the global South in developing scientific and technological skills.
Gina served as vice chair of the New York Chapter for IDRC and as national liaison for the New York City Chapter of CoreNet Global.