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20 October 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an uncertain future for the Canadian humanitarian and development sector. A University of Guelph research team recently studied the pandemic's impacts on the Canadian humanitarian and development sector.

09 October 2020

The United Nations food agency, the World Food Program (WFP), won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.

22 September 2020

Having spent a quarter of a century in international development, one of the issues that strikes me is the plethora of pilots, models and initiatives for sustainable development that have benefitted people in limited geography and numbers but unable to reach scale.

21 August 2020

On a weekly basis the group discusses particular topics or questions and works to find solutions that will help our community continue to deliver international development results during the global COVID 19 pandemic.

10 July 2020

CAIDP was invited to attend the launch of FinDev Canada’s Annual Report on July 7. The report on the discussion prepared by the External Relations Committee may be of interest to development professionals. In particular we draw your attention to the fact that FinDev is planning to launch a Technical Assistance (TA) facility to build the capacity of their clients which may present opportunities for members. CAIDP will be following developments and reporting back to members on this.

01 May 2020

ADB representative for North America Bart Édes briefs CAIDP Board member Phil Cox. Watch/listen to this 20 minute conversation (recorded April 27th, 2020) to hear how the Bank sees the COVID-19 crisis unfolding and the recovery that will follow.

24 April 2020

A number of Canadian aid and development security professionals are convening a regular virtual roundtable for Canadian security and risk managers in the aid, humanitarian and development space.

22 April 2020

COVID-19 offers an opportunity to recalibrate Nepal’s economy towards self-reliance and preparedness

13 April 2020

An interesting article (blog) by Zenda Ofir on how to adjust evaluation practices to cope with the impact of the coronavirus.

30 March 2020

Further to my message on Tuesday, we are continuing to develop measures and guidance to support your work during this difficult time.