LIVELIHOODS AND THE ECONOMY
Prosperity begins with sound economic policy and support for entrepreneurs
IDRC's support for economic research has helped governments steer national economies toward growth, level the playing field for business, and fight poverty. Research in agriculture, forestry, aquaculture, manufacturing and new technologies has opened opportunities for people to make a successful living.
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A clear path for small business growth
Tax cuts and a streamlined registration process are just some of the measures that reflect a new attitude toward small and medium enterprises in Egypt.
Support from IDRC
and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA
), from 2000 to 2008, helped the Egyptian Ministry of Finance to pave the way for these improvements.
Fish cage culture catches on in Nepal
Brain trust puts Peru back on its feet
African economists inspire growth, reduce poverty
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