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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Large volumes of complex and variable data, often called big data, promise to improve government service delivery, complement official statistics, and facilitate development in sectors such as health, urban development, transportation, and humanitarian response.