All projects related to Brazil

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As they become an essential part of the digital experience, online platforms such as Facebook, Amazon, Uber, AirBnB, and Twitter are having a direct bearing on social inclusion and opportunity in many spheres of life for people around the world.
Region: Argentina, Brazil, China, Philippines
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 433,400.00

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A decade of continuous growth, coupled with enhanced social investment, has reduced poverty and increased labour market opportunities in Latin America.
Topic: DATA COLLECTING, PRIVATE SECTOR, PUBLIC SECTOR, POLICY MAKING, YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT, WOMEN, EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Region: El Salvador, West Indies, North and Central America, South America, Paraguay, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay
Program: Think Tank Initiative
Total Funding: CA$ 250,000.00

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This project will address the challenge of youth unemployment in Latin America.
Topic: POLICY MAKING, DATA COLLECTING, PUBLIC SECTOR, WOMEN, YOUTH, YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT, PRIVATE SECTOR
Region: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 1,041,000.00

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Although gender-based violence (GBV) is endemic globally, some of the highest rates in the world are found in Muslim-majority countries where conservative interpretations of Islamic Family Law persist.
Topic: ADVOCACY, LEGISLATION, RESEARCH, TRAINING
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, South Asia, Far East Asia, Brazil, India, Iran, Middle East, Nigeria, Senegal, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Pakistan, Egypt, United States
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 780,000.00

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Malignant brain tumours are the most common cause of death among children with cancer, but there is no known cure. This project will advance research in this important field.
Start Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Topic: CANCER, BRAIN, Canada, Canada, Canada, MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH, Maternal and Child Health, THERAPY
Region: India, Canada, Israel, Algeria, Brazil, Egypt, Jordan
Program: Canada-Israel Health Research Program
Total Funding: CA$ 669,618.00

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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$ 1,311,300.00

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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
Program: Governance and Justice
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.
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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Open data can help governments, businesses, and organizations share huge amounts of information with the public that can be used and re-used for a variety of social and economic purposes.
End Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Topic: INNOVATIONS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, INFORMATION DISSEMINATION, POLICY MAKING, SOCIAL CHANGE
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, South Asia, Far East Asia, West Indies, North and Central America, South America, Brazil, Nepal, Nigeria, United Kingdom, United States
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 4,226,848.00

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