Skip to main content

IDRC welcomes its 2021 Research Award Recipients

IDRC is pleased to announce the winners of the call for the 2021 IDRC Research Awards.

The IDRC Research Awards offer recipients a one-year program at IDRC that includes field research (virtual in 2021) in a developing country on a topic within IDRC’s thematic areas of focus. The program also provides hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the creation, dissemination, and use of knowledge from an international perspective.

This year’s Bentley Research Fellowship was awarded to Abdul-Rahim Abdulai, who is completing a PhD in Geography at the University of Guelph. The Fellowship will support his research on “Digitalization of smallholder agriculture: pathways to food security and livelihood-based agricultural systems resilience in northern Ghana”. 

Meet the 2021 Research Award Recipients and learn more about their research topics: