IDRC’s strategic investments are helping local researchers find innovative solutions to regional challenges while also supporting the Plan of Action to implement the Joint Declaration on ASEAN-Canada Enhanced Partnership (2021–2025).
Research in Action
Food and Agriculture
CultiAF-funded project uses gender-inclusive financing, certification of processed fish products, improved access to formal markets, and promotion of community-level gender equality to reduce post-harvest aquaculture losses.
For five years, Pakistan has been impacted by large-scale natural disasters. The worst in the country’s history occurred in 2010, when a series of floods covered one-fifth of its territory, affecting 20 million people.