An IDRC-supported special issue on gender-lens investing was recently published in the Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment. Gender-lens investing is a growing arm of sustainable finance that considers and measures contributions to gender equality and financial returns.
This project will support Phase II of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM2) partnership by covering the operational costs of capacity building, including salaries and benefits, office costs and travel of IDRC staff.
This funding opportunity seeks to strengthen science, technology and innovation (STI) in Latin America and the Caribbean to foster the region’s development, by supporting 1) regional collaboration for research and policy uptake; 2) inclusive STI; and 3) strong granting councils and regional coordination agencies.
Over the last two centuries, colonial occupation in Myanmar has created a political economy based on racial segregation, foreign labour, markets dominated by foreign capital, and the export of primary commodities.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and IDRC launched the Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) to improve policies and practices that will strengthen national education systems within GPE partner countries.
Countries in Central America who are members of the Sistema de la Integracion Centroamericana (SICA) continue to experience significant challenges in developing and implementing policies for science, technology, and innovation (STI), in addition to coordinating efforts in this sector to address issues of national and regional importance.
The Knowledge for Democracy (K4D) Myanmar Initiative, launched by IDRC and Global Affairs Canada in 2017, nurtures meaningful dialogue and engagement during the country’s transition to a democratic government.