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  • Capital: Panama City
  • Population: 3410676
  • Size: 78200.0 Km2

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The Economic Impact of Broadband in Panama
R Katz; P Koutroumpis / Broadband Commission for Digital Development 2012
This study assesses the economic impact of broadband in an emerging nation. Drawing from the wealth of research literature on economic effects generated on the basis of cross-sectional analyses (e.g. for OECD, Latin America and Arab S...
Strategies for promoting the agro-food exports of Panama: lessons from Korean experiences
Korea Development Institute 2012
During the recent decade, Panamanian economy has been maintaining healthier economic fundamental under the high annual growth rate, low level unemployment, stable inflation etc. than other Latin American countries. This sane economic ...
Recognition of indigenous justice in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
Throughout most of the 19th and 20th centuries, the reality of indigenous communities has largely been one of political subjugation and economic exploitation. The aim of Latin American nation-states was largely to make indigenous comm...
Reinforced linkage between sector plans and public investment planning and improved sector coordination and removal of duplicity within the Panamanian government
Korea Development Institute 2013
The 2012 Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) with Panama was initiated in October 2011 as the Ministry of Economy and Finance (“MEF”) of the Government of the Republic of Panama submitted a written Demand Survey Form to the Mi...
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...
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...
From supply- to demand-led: labour training in Latin America
M. Jaramillo / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
Latin America’s approach to labour training programmes changed dramatically in the 1990s, shifting from a supply-driven to a demand-driven model. Many of these programmes have been rigorously evaluated, yielding useful lessons f...
Indigenous peoples and governance in REDD+ readiness in Panama
N. Cuéllar; S. Kandel; A. Davis / Programa Salvadoreño de investigación sobre desarrollo y medio mmbiente 2013
This brief analyses the REDD+ readiness process in Panama, for the purpose of contributing to a better understanding of the context and causes of the current impasse, as well as to glean useful lessons for stakeholders on the institut...
Fighting corruption by improving transparency and access to information
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
Using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), in the last decades countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Paraguay have designed and created electronic platforms that make information about...
Implementing Farmers’ Rights under the FAO International Treaty on PGRFA: The need for a Broad Approach based on Biocultural Heritage
K Swiderska / International Institute for Environment and Development 2011
The FAO Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA) seeks to protect Farmers’ Rights through equitable benefit-sharing from the use of farmers’ crop varieties. It recognises the enormous contribution...
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