Launched in September 2015, the Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) strengthens the capacities of science granting councils in 15-plus countries to support research and evidence-based policies that will contribute to economic and social development.
Current food systems are unable to meet the needs of millions of people who suffer from hunger, micronutrient deficiencies or diet-related chronic diseases and are highly vulnerable to environmental stressors.
Current food systems are unable to meet the needs of millions of people who experience hunger, miss key micronutrients, suffer from diet-related chronic diseases, and are highly vulnerable to environmental stressors.
This project analyzes Tanzania’s Economic Empowerment Scheme (EES), a national program established in 2019 to promote employment and firm development, particularly for youth, women and differently abled persons.
This project will support the Climate Adaptation and Resilience (CLARE2) partnership by covering the operational costs (including salaries and benefits), office expenses and travel of project-paid positions required to implement the program.
Artificial intelligence (AI) solutions and data science approaches are increasingly being used to identify risks, conduct predictive modeling and provide evidence-based recommendations for public health policy and action.
Lakes provide essential natural resources for populations in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), but there is growing concern of contamination with antimicrobial resistant (AMR) determinants from animal and human sources, especially beta-lactams and carbapenems that are the cornerstone of human antimicrobial therapy.
This project enables increased participation of Latin American research institutions, in collaboration with their national science granting councils, in the Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) call for proposals on Recovery, Renewal and Resilience (RRR) in a Post-Pandemic World.
IDRC and the Rockefeller Foundation are partnering on a new initiative, Catalyzing Change for Healthy Sustainable Food Systems, that is building new evidence for governments and other food-systems stakeholders in Africa.
Colistin is considered a last-resort antimicrobial for treatment of infections with multidrug-resistant bacteria, classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as ‘highest prioritized, critically important for human medicine’.