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  • Capital: Managua
  • Population: 5995928
  • Size: 129494.0 Km2

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How effective are CCTs in low income settings? A review exploring factors impacting on programme outcomes in Honduras and Nicaragua
S. Diepeveen; C. Van Stolk / RAND Corporation 2012
Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes have been evaluated extensively and show by and large an increase of consumption amongst beneficiaries resulting in sometimes substantial reductions in poverty. Nonetheless important question...
Traditional markets for poverty reduction and food security: Exploring policy options in Honduras and Nicaragua
B. Reyes / International Center for Tropical Agriculture 2016
With financial support from the Ford Foundation, in 2015 the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and its partners Swisscontact and Lutheran World Relief implemented the study “Informal markets for poverty...
Local perspectives on climate change: participatory video in Somotillo, Nicaragua
M. Koningstein; S. Azadegan / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2015
Participatory Video is a methodology premised on particular attitudes and behaviors that value collective and consensual decision-making and equalized power relations, seeking local solutions to local problems, through coming together...
Demand versus returns? Pro-poor targeting of business grants and vocational skills training
K. Macours; P. Premand; R. Vakis / World Bank 2013
This paper details an unusual experiment with very high take-up of business grants and vocational skills training, randomly assigned among nearly all households in selected poor rural communities in Nicaragua. On average, the interven...
Resilience in Nicaragua: Impact evaluation of climate change adaptation among small scale producers
D. Bishop; R. Fuller / Oxfam 2015
This project aimed to improve small producers’ understanding of and ability to adapt to climate change, especially by providing training and inputs to improve seed selection, grain storage and livestock management, and to encour...
MenCare in Latin America: challenging harmful masculine norms and promoting positive changes in men’s caregiving
S. José Santos / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
It is estimated that 80 per cent of men will become fathers during their lifetimes, making clear the importance of, and opportunity for, engaging men and boys in care giving. This study details the implementation and impact of ...
MenCare in the public health sector in Central America: engaging health providers to reach men for gender equality in maternal, sexual, and reproductive health
Promundo 2015
Of all the topics discussed in engaging men in gender equality, the issue of men and caregiving, including men’s involvement in maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH), remains absent and underexplored. Yet, to achieve greate...
Annotated bibliography on developmental states, political settlements and citizenship formation: towards increased state capacity and legitimacy?
L. Routley / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2012
Policymakers and academics agree that an effective state is the foundation for inclusive development, whilst also recognising the critical role of non-state actors in the delivery of goods and services to poor people. This compilation...
Assessing long-term impacts of conditional cash transfers on children and young adults in rural Nicaragua
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2014
Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes, which offer families cash grants conditional on attendance at school or preventive health visits, have expanded rapidly over the past decade. Although there is substantial evidence of their ...
The political economy of public sector employment in resource dependent countries
O. Ali; I. Elbadawi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
This paper proposes a political economic explanation for the well documented difference in labour market institutions between high natural resource per capita countries and those that are natural resource dependent but whose populatio...
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