The Global Adaptation Research Program (now known as the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia or CARIAA) is a new partnership between IDRC and the UK's Department for International Development.
Improving employment opportunities for young people with disabilities has been identified as an important policy goal around the world, as evidenced by the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that was signed by 160 nations, including Lebanon.
The Economic Research Forum (ERF), a longstanding IDRC partner based in Cairo, is a prominent regional network of Arab researchers that focuses on economic analysis with increasing attention to multidisciplinary research, gender analysis, and greater regional diversity.
The aim of this scoping study is to conduct a thorough review and analysis of appropriate models for research hubs – often referred to as centres of research excellence – on adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and in West Africa.
Despite the broader commitment to ensure the increased participation of women in peace processes, evidence continues to show consistently low numbers of women’s engagement, coupled with the dearth of gender-sensitivity in the narrative and literature on peace and security.
In an era of rapid change and increasing mistrust in institutions, open data and the surrounding communities that use it, are working to shift norms and culture to create dialogue and collaboration between governments, civil society and the private sector.
The 2017 Dakar consultation on the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) concluded with a wide consensus among participants on the need for a regional coalition to accelerate progress towards the SDGs and track where and how the progress is happening.
The project seeks to document the gaps and the challenges faced by women-led businesses, as well as the social and financing impact, if any, that various actors are able to create through Gender Lens Investing, i.
The increasing availability of financial data can be effectively used to drive innovations that help close the gender gaps and address the barriers that prevent the poor from benefiting from financial services.
The nutrition transition towards unhealthy and unsustainable patterns of food production and consumption in sub-Saharan Africa has resulted in micro and macronutrient deficiencies and the contrasting, but concurrent, rise in overweight and obesity.