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.
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.
Despite the rapid development and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) in low- and lower-middle-income countries to address global health challenges, the limited sharing of lessons learned reduces the chances for success of subsequent innovations.
Efforts to modernize national population and civil register systems to make them useful for the purposes of inclusiveness and social protection are being undermined by the weak integration of ethical and human rights issues.
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.
The newly released annual report on the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) shows that the initiative — the largest education fund of its kind — is closing the gap between research innovation and policy impact.
IDRC, the Israel Science Foundation, the Azrieli Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are pleased to announce the second research competition under Phase II of the Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program.