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By using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms of use.

IDRC reserves the right to make changes to these terms of use from time to time.

The opinions expressed in publications and other website content are the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of IDRC, its employees, officers, or governors. All materials contained within this website are for informational purposes only and do not constitute professional or expert advice or opinion in any way. Materials are not guaranteed to be correct, up to date, or complete. By using this website, you are deemed to accept this.

This website contains links to other websites for the convenience of users. Such links are provided for convenience only and do not constitute endorsement by IDRC. These sites are not controlled by IDRC and IDRC is not responsible for their contents.

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IDRC permits reading, downloading, copying, redistributing, printing, linking, and searching, for non-commercial or academic purposes, of any of its content, provided that credit and reference is given to IDRC and the original source page.

Users must request and receive, at IDRC’s sole discretion, written permission from IDRC prior to making any commercial use of IDRC content on this website. Users intending to make commercial use must contact us to obtain formal permission, indicating the complete URL of the material you are interested in using, as well as a description of intended use. IDRC will review submissions and inform users in writing whether permission to make commercial use of IDRC content will be granted or not. Users may not make commercial use of such content prior to receiving written permission from IDRC.

IDRC content on this website may be freely reproduced for private, personal use.

When copyright to material on this website is not held by IDRC, for example in the use of stock photography, the copyright owner is specifically noted, and all rights are reserved by the copyright holder.  Users wishing to make use of such material must contact the copyright holder directly for all requisite permissions.