All projects related to Brazil

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High salt diets are a major cause of high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for death, and account for close to two-thirds of strokes and one-half of heart disease incidents worldwide.
Topic: POLICY MAKING, HEALTH CONDITIONS, FOOD, HEALTH PROGRAMMES
Region: Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Peru
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 1,199,946.00

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The increased production, availability, marketing, and consumption of ultra-processed food and drink products have profoundly changed food systems and are leading causes of today’s pandemics of obesity and non-communicable diseases.
Region: Brazil
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 1,298,000.00

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This project will study private sector efforts to promote better compliance with anticorruption laws in Latin America.
Topic: PRIVATE SECTOR, LEGAL ASPECTS, CORRUPTION, LAW
Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru
Total Funding: CA$ 622,300.00

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Despite the region's progress in reducing poverty, 165 million people in Latin America (28% of its population) live in poverty.
End Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Topic: POVERTY ALLEVIATION, TRAINING, NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, SELF EMPLOYED, WOMEN, FINANCIAL ANALYSIS, FINANCIAL SERVICES, CONSUMPTION
Region: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, West Indies, North and Central America, South America, Mexico, Paraguay
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 601,000.00

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This project aims to study the impacts of reforms to increase participation rights in five Latin American countries at the local level.
Topic: COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, DECISION MAKING, POLICY MAKING, GOVERNMENT
Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 505,900.00

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This project will provide evidence to support governments grappling with intellectual property issues in an age of user-generated content on the Internet.
End Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Topic: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, GOVERNMENT, ECONOMIC GROWTH, TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Region: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 674,900.00

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This project will propose concrete recommendations, based on applied research that will help Latin America's border regions tackle illicit drug activity.
End Date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Topic: DRUG CONTROL, RESEARCH NETWORKS, CRIME PREVENTION, VIOLENCE
Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru
Total Funding: CA$ 997,200.00

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Leishmaniasis is one of the most significant vector-borne diseases worldwide, with more than 2 million new cases recorded every year.
End Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Topic: DISEASE TRANSMISSION, PUBLIC HEALTH, DISEASE CONTROL, PARASITIC DISEASES
Region: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 717,200.00

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Brazil has witnessed an unprecedented rise of women to economic and political power.
Start Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
End Date: Friday, November 27, 2015
Topic: WOMEN WORKERS, Gender, ECONOMIC GROWTH, EMPLOYMENT, EMPOWERMENT, South America, WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION
Region: Brazil, South America, North and Central America, France
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 589,500.00

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Caracas, Venezuela, is one of the most violent cities in the world with a homicide rate of 122 per 100,000 inhabitants.
Start Date: Friday, December 21, 2012
Topic: VIOLENCE, SOCIAL CONFLICTS, SOCIAL INEQUALITY, Poverty, Gender, MEN, URBAN WOMEN, URBAN YOUTH
Region: Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, United Kingdom
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 579,400.00

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