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

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The BLDS print collection
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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...
Exploring gender perceptions of resource ownership and their implications for food security among rural livestock owners in Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nicaragua
A. Galiè; A. Mulema; M., A. Benard 2015
Productive resources are essential to the livelihoods and food security of the world’s rural poor. Gender-equal ownership of resources is considered key to increasing agricultural productivity, equity, and food security. However...
Rapid literature review: Gender in Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations
E. Browne; H. Haider; F. Oddsdottir; B. Rohwerder; A. L. Strachan / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
This rapid review collates a large amount of literature published in 2013 and 2014 (up to April 2014) on the topic of gender in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS). It is not a systematic or exhaustive review, but does pro...
Latin American and Caribbean Report: LACWHN looks at six Latin America and Caribbean countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic – Cairo +20, 2012
In 1993 the Latin American and Caribbean Women’s Health Network (LACWHN) convened the first meeting on 'Women and Population Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean', attended by 70 women from 18 countries, setting...
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 electricity 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...
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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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