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IDRC : 40 years of ideas, innovation, and impact

Author: Bruce Muirhead; Ronald N Harpelle
Publisher: Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the business success of International Development Research Centre as an institution.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muirhead, Bruce.
IDRC.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfred Laurier University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)762651134
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Muirhead; Ronald N Harpelle
ISBN: 9781554583010 1554583012 9781554583164 1554583160
OCLC Number: 645704077
Description: xvii, 373 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Canada and the "evolution" of development assistance, 1945-70 --
The idea bears fruit, 1967-70 --
IDRC takes shape : David Hopper sets the pace, 1970-77 --
Ivan Head at the helm, part I, 1978-83 : IDRC in high gear : projects, plans, and operations --
Ivan Head redux, 1983-91 : a darkening horizon --
Cutbacks and countermeasures : Keith Bezanson and IDRC in retreat, 1991-97 --
Maureen O'Neil and a new millennium, 1997-2008 : on the road again --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Bruce Muirhead and Ronald N. Harpelle.
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