Naser Faruqui

Naser Faruqui is the Director of Technology and Innovation at Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC). He leads a global team that helps developing countries use science, technology, and innovation for sustainable and equitable development.

His areas of expertise include science diplomacy, science and innovation landscapes, science, technology and innovation policy, water management, urbanization, and open access to research outputs.

Faruqui holds an Executive MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Ottawa.

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