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Eighty-one percent of working-age Jamaicans agreed with the statement that most people in the country consider that starting a business is a desirable career choice. Indeed, much status is accorded to successful Jamaican entrepreneurs. However, in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Report...

Concerns regarding the degradation of tropical forests and the indigenous
communities that rely on them have been growing for decades. However, the use of
wild plants and local efforts to manage them remain poorly understood. Using
participatory methods, this research examines...

Background & objectives: The burden of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in Nepal, as in other developing countries, falls disproportionately upon the rural poor. Promoting use of outpatient (OP) care, an alternative to inpatient (IP) care has long been advocated to reduce cost of care in both the...

In Utilization Focused Evaluation (UFE) evaluators facilitate a learning process with attention on how real people in the real world apply evaluation findings and experiences. The focus is on "intended use by intended users." This case study is one of five test cases in the application of the...

The report analyzes research regarding women in the labour force, towards policy recommendations and new labour legislation. Employment agencies need to be more closely scrutinized and regulated, both public and private, as well as informal agencies and agents. Based on an understanding of their...

El proyecto IDRC/Plataforma Democrática se propone avanzar un dialogo abierto sobre las relaciones entre el Brasil y los países de América Latina, con el objetivo de identificar los problemas que se colocan para el avance de la integración y la cooperación bilateral y multilateral, que aseguren...

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