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International Development Research Centre

IDRC is a Canadian public corporation that provides technical support and funding to applied research in developing countries. IDRC was established by an act of the Canadian Parliament, the IDRC Act in (1970). Its mission is to build local capacity in developing countries to undertake research and create innovations for development and also to support policy research on knowledge and innovation systems which lead to improved science, technology and innovation policies in developing countries. {{LINK_LABEL_GO_TO_WEBSITE}}