15 July 2017 - 10:48am

Governance and the Rule of Law are the topic of this year's World Development Report and the upcoming CAIDP-CCIL conference. Two recent articles explore different aspects of the links with development:

11 June 2017 - 11:57am

On June 9, 2017 CAIDP was invited to attend the launch, by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy.

8 June 2017 - 3:39pm

Hussein Amery, Universalia Performance Measurement Practice Leader, describes and untangles the relationship between the new Canadian Development Finance Institute, Export Development Canada, and existing official development assistance flows.

2 June 2017 - 12:42pm

Humanitarian aid is about to be driven over a cliff, warns Obama’s former head of foreign disaster response, with a resurgence in HIV and other diseases likely

24 April 2017 - 11:57am

The World Bank Group is streaming twenty-five events from the 2017 Spring Meetings. Engage live, join the conversation, and pose your questions. Recordings of completed events are also available.

27 March 2017 - 10:41am

BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 19, 2017— Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced a record $57 billion in financing for Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three fiscal years. Kim then left on a trip to Rwanda and Tanzania to emphasize the Bank Group’s support for the entire region.

30 January 2017 - 11:27am

Trump's presidential memorandum regarding the Mexico City Policy reintroduces and extends this Policy (also referred to as the Global Gag Rule) that in the past meant that foreign NGOs must disavow any involvement with abortion in order to receive U.S. family planning funding.

9 January 2017 - 11:46am

Thanks to member Keith Ogilvie who sent in this article, which may be of interest to those who like to keep up on international relations.

15 December 2016 - 10:48am

A new study out of Kenya looks beyond the usual questions to determine the broader impact of protecting a farmer's livestock.

What Does Vaccinating Cows Have To Do With A Girl's Education?

22 November 2016 - 1:18pm

Blended Finance: Understanding its potential for Agenda 2030

Financing the ambitious Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be an enormous undertaking, with a funding gap in developing countries estimated at between US$1.9 trillion and US$3.1 trillion each year between now and 2030. Substantial additional financial resources from both domestic and international sources need to be mobilised, and attention has turned to how to make this happen.

21 October 2016 - 12:53pm

Learn how to evaluate the SDGs to ensure no one is left behind! Download the new guidance and training package

17 August 2016 - 8:53pm

CAIDP actively participated in the Global Affairs’ International Assistance Review process. CAIDP drafted a response on behalf of its members, which was vetted by the Board of Directors and posted on the CAIDP website as a discussion draft for member comments. The final document integrates the comments received and reflects the concerns and ideas of our membership.

20 June 2016 - 2:18pm

Maison Arrimage is a heritage building at 116 Promenade du Portage where CAIDC (before the name change) was located in its early days. Some space is becoming available in the building and we would like to offer it first to international development consultants. Being at the same location could also promote the opportunity for like minded consultants to talk and cooperate with each other more easily.

If you are interested in a space starting in July, please email or call me directly at 613 890-8277 or Melinda at 613 263-0177.

15 June 2016 - 1:14pm

They say death and taxes are the only two sure things in life. Thankfully, CAIDP receives very few questions about the former but a lot about taxes.

3 June 2016 - 10:59am

CAIDP Member and former Board Vice President John Lazier has published a book "Tropical Forage Legumes Harnessing the Potential of Desmanthus and Other Genera for Heavy Clay Soils" Congratulations John!


30 May 2016 - 11:40am

I was struck by this article in the Economist in light of the International Assistance Review and the challenges the SDGs place before us as professionals to consider new ideas and different ways of thinking about old problems.

22 May 2016 - 11:01am

The global context continues to evolve and Canada’s approach to international assistance needs to adapt in response to it. The review will help establish an international assistance policy and funding framework that will be focused on helping the poorest and most vulnerable people, and supporting fragile states, while advancing the implementation of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.

5 May 2016 - 9:25am

The CAIDP Conference "Renewal: A New Era for International Development Professionals" is coming up very soon, and we want to make sure that you join us for an exciting two days!

1 May 2016 - 5:16pm

The Economist has an article on how meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals will be financed.

4 April 2016 - 7:12pm

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