As part of an experimental project, Indian farmers spray mango trees with a hexanal-based solution, a natural compound that helps to preserve fruit.
The mango-saving molecule
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Through IDRC’s resource library, we share our results, provide support to researchers, and offer tools for development actors.  

IDRC supports research that addresses critical development issues, finds sustainable solutions, and builds knowledge. Sharing that knowledge is one important way that IDRC and our grantees can have an impact around the world.

Our Research Support team provides the resources and tools researchers need to conduct their work — and achieve lasting results.


How to write a policy brief

This training tool provides practical advice on planning your policy brief, writing your content, and checking your work. It also includes information on how to structure and design your policy brief to achieve maximum results.

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