All projects related to Brazil

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Different countries are at different stages of demographic change.
Start Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011
End Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
Topic: DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE, DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION, DEMOGRAPHY, FINANCIAL POLICY, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE, INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MARKET
Region: Brazil, South America, China, Far East Asia, India, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, Central Asia, South Asia
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 414,377.00

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This project will examine the dynamics of crime, violence and drug trafficking in urban centres in three Latin American countries: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro); Colombia (Medellín and Bogotá); and Mexico (Ciudad Juarez).
Start Date: Friday, October 28, 2011
End Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Topic: VIOLENCE, SAFETY, Gender, ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE, DRUG TRAFFIC, OFFENDERS, ORGANIZED CRIME
Region: Brazil, South America, Colombia, Mexico, North and Central America
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 353,700.00

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Over the past 30 years, the Caboclos peoples of the Amazon region have noticed changes in the tidal floods, known locally as lançantes, on the floodplains of the Amazon Estuary, Brazil.
Start Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011
End Date: Monday, August 17, 2015
Topic: Climate change, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS, FLOODS, LAND USE, RESOURCES UTILIZATION, TIDES
Region: Brazil, South America, North and Central America
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 530,464.00

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The United Nations (UN) Guidelines for Consumer Protection, passed in 1985, were intended as a set of standards for good practices in consumer protection, particularly for developing countries.
Start Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2011
End Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Topic: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, ACCESS TO INFORMATION, CONSUMER PROTECTION, NEW TECHNOLOGY
Region: Brazil, South America, Canada, North and Central America, India, Far East Asia, South Korea, Central Asia, South Asia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 203,800.00

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The longstanding crisis of the developing world library is coming to an end, but not in the way most observers anticipated.
Start Date: Monday, October 17, 2011
End Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Topic: Internet, ACCESS TO INFORMATION, COPYRIGHT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, PUBLISHING, STUDENTS
Region: Brazil, South America, India, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 748,000.00

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How can science, technology, and innovation contribute to poverty reduction and inclusive development, especially in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, otherwise known as the BRICS countries?
Start Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
End Date: Monday, September 16, 2013
Topic: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY, INNOVATIONS, COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, POVERTY MITIGATION, SOCIAL INEQUALITY, COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS
Region: Brazil, South America, China, Far East Asia, India, Uruguay, South Africa, South of Sahara, North and Central America, Central Asia, South Asia, Russia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 403,900.00

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The tension between digital changes in creative industries and the need to support new business and economic inclusion in developing countries poses particular challenges for intellectual property rights and incentive systems.
Start Date: Sunday, January 15, 2012
End Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Topic: Technological change, COMPUTER NETWORKS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, South America
Region: Brazil, South America, Colombia, Jamaica, North and Central America, West Indies
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 830,530.00

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Rigid intellectual property norms and intensified enforcement have prompted media and medicine suppliers alike to price their products beyond the reach of all but the most affluent segment of the population.
Start Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011
End Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012
Topic: COPYRIGHT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Region: Brazil, South America, India, Morocco, Mexico, North and Central America, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia, Russia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 200,700.00

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As one of the first formally trained economists in Latin America and Caribbean, Raúl Prebisch was a pioneer in the discipline of economic development theory and its policy implications for the region.
Start Date: Monday, June 27, 2011
End Date: Friday, December 27, 2013
Topic: Economic and social development, DEVELOPMENT THEORY, ECONOMIC THEORY
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, North and Central America
Total Funding: CA$ 245,200.00

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The past two decades have seen both a decline in warfare and an increase in state and city fragility resulting from other forms of political and criminal violence.
Start Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
End Date: Monday, September 1, 2014
Topic: VIOLENCE, CONFLICTS, DRUG TRAFFIC, EMERGENCY RELIEF, URBAN AREAS
Region: Brazil, South America, Colombia, Haiti, North and Central America, Mexico
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 505,000.00

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