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"Responsible science must guide action, not dogmatism," says researcher
"Responsible science must guide action, not dogmatism," says researcher 16 May 2012

The LAC region faces many water-related issues – from drought and flooding to hurricanes and landslides. A new book commissioned by APC and the IRDC examines how ICTs can help alleviate climate and weather-related stress in these areas. APC talks to LAC regional author, Gilles Cliche, about his findings.

APC and IDRC Workshop on Climate Change, ICTs and Water
APC and IDRC Workshop on Climate Change, ICTs and Water 30 June 2011

This workshop is part of a new strategic area for the IDRC – the IDRC Climate Change and Water (CCW) Program – that aims to support applied policy-relevant research to help people adapt to the water-related impacts of climate change. The workshop will involve three days of presentations and intensive discussions with expert participants from around the world, as well as a half-day site visit to a project in the Johannesburg area. As part of its strategy, IDRC and APC have commissioned a s...

APC and IDRC host climate change, ICT and water workshop
APC and IDRC host climate change, ICT and water workshop 30 June 2011

APC and Canadian development agency IDRC are hosting this four-day workshop with expert participants from around the world in Johannesburg on July 7-10. This is a new strategic area for the IDRC to support applied policy-relevant research to help people adapt to the water-related impacts of climate change.