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  • Population: 5995928
  • Size: 129494.0 Km2

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Amazon Malaria Initiative (AMI) quarterly bulletin - April 2014
Amazon Malaria Initiative, 2014
Thi issue inlcudes: international partner highlights; country spotlight on Ecuador, Guyana, Nicaragua, Honduras, Peru and Suriname; global malaria news, events and meetings.
Payments for ecosystem services schemes: project-level insights on benefits for ecosystems and the rural poor.
G Kissinger; C Patterson; H Neufeldt / World Agroforestry Centre, 2013
Payments  for  ecosystem  services (PES)  provide a market based instrument to motivate changes in land use that degrade ecosystem services. This investigation sought  to better understand how effective PES sc...
Incentives for eectricity generation in a green economy: effective frameworks from Latin America
J. Russell / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
Latin American countries are implementing innovative policy and market mechanisms to catalyse the development of nonconventional renewable energy sources. This Brief presents some of the region’s success stories. In 2...
Pursuing a green economy: growth alongside environmental sustainability in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
Latin American countries have been implementing some innovative market incentives to catalyse the expansion of the green economy, in particular in relation to natural resource conservation and development of greener energy and infrast...
Payments for environmental services: a market mechanism protecting Latin America’s forests
J. Russell / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2014
In Latin America, payments for environmental services schemes are the preferred market mechanism for forest conservation and reforestation. Success stories from the region provide a range of valuable lessons for other countries still ...
Seen, heard and counted: rethinking care in a development context
S. Razavi (ed) / Development and Change Journal, 2012
This is a diverse collection of contributions covering various aspects of care from around the world, from Chinese women’s burdens under economic reform, to the political and social organisation of childcare in Argentina. Razavi...
City-level climate change mitigation and adaptation
J. Russell / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013
Latin American cities are under increasing pressure from rapid urbanisation, while current impacts and potential threats from climate change are further exposing municipal vulnerabilities. City planners are responding to these twin pr...
Advancing gender equality through the budget: Latin American experiences with gender-responsive budgeting
J. Oropeza / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013
Latin America is leading the way in gender-responsive budgeting and is producing some insightful lessons for other regions of the world.Gender inequality is particularly prevalent in developing regions where it prevents millions of wo...
Why women farmers are left out of the programs. Lessons learned. Evaluation of Norway's bilateral agricultural support to food security
P. N. Sørensen / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2013
Norway’s Bilateral Agricultural Support to Food Security 2005-2011 was reviewed in 2012-2013. This Lessons Learned document was prepared as a continuation of that review. Its purpose is to identify lessons learned regarding wome...
Climate risk management for the health sector in Nicaragua
M. Keller / United Nations Development Programme, 2013
Commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (UNDP BCPR), under the Climate Risk Management Technical Assistance Support Project (CRM TASP), this report addresses climate r...
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International People's Health Council (IPHC)
South-North network striving for health and rights of all people
Union nacional de agricultores y ganaderos (UNAG)
La UNAG es una organización gremial empresarial, de carácter nacional, que aglutina productores y productoras afiliados / as y representantes del Estado y terceros. Contribuye al desarrollo económico, social y sostenible, para la democratización económica, generando y transfiriendo tecnologías, promoviendo la protección y uso adecuado de los recursos naturales y del medio ambiente para mejorar la...
Asociación de Organizaciones Campesinas Centroamericanas para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo (ASOCODE)
ASOCODE se define como instrumento de los campesinos, campesinas e indígenas; es un espacio de encuentro, reflexión y acción. Esta asociación pretende continuar desarrollando un proceso de institucionalización, para consolidar la unidad en la diversidad y sus identidades, ASOCODE se plantea como protagonista y forjadora de un proyecto económico-gremial-político equitativo, como una alternativa más...
Coordinadora Civil para la Emergencia y la Reconstrucción, Nicaragua (CCER)
La CCER es una coalición de más de 350 movimientos sociales, organizaciones no gubernamentales, organismos comunales, redes sectoriales, territoriales, asociaciones de productores y productoras, gremios, federaciones y grupos que trabaja en conjunto para participar activamente en las labores de emergencia.
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