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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Our strong partnership with IDRC makes better use of scarce resources and enables us to share risk, potentially funding game-changing research,
We now have a formal agreement with the FEI that recognises the IDRC as the sole international organisation representing the views and interests of international dressage riders and our athletes fully understand the weight of this agreement.
How is IDRC putting itself out there for researchers?
IDRC seeks to empower people in developing countries by generating knowledge through its support of multi-disciplinary, applied research projects.
The IDRC is a public corporation created by the Parliament of Canada in 1970 to help developing countries use science and technology to find practical, long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems they face.
During his tenure as visiting executive, Alper will enhance joint learning and institutional links between IDRC and key Canadian research and academic communities.
Several organizations, including the NIH, the WHO, the UNDP, and the IDRC, offer grant-writing workshops and institutional management courses for scientists and administrators alike.
O'Neil offered a variety of examples of how IDRC and other organizations work to improve governance through technology.
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.
This project is a new partnership between IDRC and the Ford Foundation.
Operating since 1971, the IDRC is well-known to researchers seeking funding for innovative ideas.
The IDRC was created to assist the global South in developing scientific and technological skills.