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Welcome to Humber's International Development Institute

The International Development Institute (IDI) brings together students, faculty and development partners to contribute to effective and sustainable development around the world. We have designed and delivered high quality international development education and programming in more than 30 countries.

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From assessment to evalutation, we manage projects from beginning to end.

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From International Development Week to Internships abroad...

We offer custom designed training for international development organizations.

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Video: Entrepreneurs of Sulawesi

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Video: Humber International Development Week 2017


Dean of Applied Tech Visits Kenya to Transform TVET Programs

Dr. Farzad Rayegani, Dean of the School of Applied Technology, recently returned from a capacity-building trip to Kisumu National Polytechnic (NP) in Kenya, as part of the Kenya Education for Employment Project (KEFEP).

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Sustainable Change: Your Guide to Taking Action

On February 7 at Lakeshore Campus, Humber College took part in Global Affairs Canada’s International Development Week (IDW), established in 1991, as a uniquely Canadian tradition that celebrates contributions to poverty reduction and international humanitarian assistance in the developing world.

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Humber Rolls Up Five Year Youth Economic Development Initiative in Indonesia

On August 23, 2017, 125 industry executives, small business owners, academics and government representatives came together in Makassar, Indonesia to share ideas on how to support the growth of small and medium enterprises in the region.

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Humber Selected as Lead Institution for Kenya Education for Employment Program

Humber College is excited to announce it has been selected as the lead institution to support three national polytechnic schools in western Kenya as part of the Kenya Education for Employment Program (KEFEP).


Improve Your Skills In International Development!

Humber’s International Development Institute (IDI) is offering a 2-day course on the Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E,) facilitated by Universalia’s Hussein Emery, who is currently developing M&E frameworks for IDRC and UNHCR, among other organizations.

  • Humber IDI has delivered in more than 30 countries around the world