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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic
  • Capital: Santo Domingo
  • Population: 9823821
  • Size: 48730.0 Km2

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Latin American and Caribbean Report: LACWHN looks at six Latin America and Caribbean countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic – Cairo +20, 2012
2013
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...
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...
‘¿Como te haces entender?’Gender and Gun Culture in Caribbean Context
United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women, 2010
Although Latin America and the Caribbean have not seen interstate conflict for decades, the countries in the region cannot be said to be at peace given the high levels of gun violence. In spite of the magnitude of the problem, there i...
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...
Labour market information programmes
M. Jaramillo / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013
How can Labour Market Information Programmes improve the coverage, quality and efficiency of labour markets? Within the liberal economic model that spread across Latin America during the 1990s, free and open markets were co...
Ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change in Caribbean small island developing states: integrating local and external knowledge
J. Mercer / Many Strong Voices, 2012
Caribbean small island developing states (SIDS) are vulnerable to climate change impacts including sea level rise, invasive species, ocean acidification, changes in rainfall patterns, increased temperatures and changing hazard regimes...
Potential impacts of climate change on biodiversity in Central America, Mexico and the Dominican Republic
E. R. Anderson 2008
The overall objective of the current study is to assess the potential impacts of climate change on the biodiversity of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. The st...
Climate change and the macroeconomy in the Caribbean basin: analysis and projections to 2099
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2010
In this study, an attempt is made to assess the economic impact of climate change on nine countries in the Caribbean basin: Aruba, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Lucia and Trinid...
Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America: the impact of climate change to 2030: geopolitical implications
National Intelligence Council, USA, 2010
As nations come under stress from the impacts of climate change the socio-economic burden has the potential to alter the geopolitical reality of small, vulnerable regions such as Central America and the Caribbean. This paper explores ...
The impact of climate change on the tourism sector in selected Caribbean countries
S. Sookram / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2008
Tourism is an important source of economic growth in the Caribbean and one of the most important industrial sectors for some countries in the subregion. The purpose of this study is to estimate the economic impact of climate change on...
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