All projects related to Brazil

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Since the end of the debt crisis of the 1980s, Latin American governments have reduced deficits, lowered fiscal volatility, increased public expenditure and pioneered fiscal innovations.
Start Date: Saturday, August 1, 2009
End Date: Friday, August 10, 2012
Topic: Fiscal policy, INCOME DISTRIBUTION, Economic and social development, DEMOGRAPHIC ASPECTS, ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS, MODELS, SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS, TAX REFORM, TAX SYSTEMS, TAXATION
Region: Brazil, South America, Chile, Guatemala, North and Central America, Mexico, Uruguay
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 502,800.00

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Haiti continues to face serious challenges in the area of state building and democratization.
Start Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2009
End Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Topic: CONFLICT RESOLUTION, DEMOCRATIZATION, Economic and social development, ECONOMIC RECONSTRUCTION, PEACE RESEARCH
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, Chile, Haiti, North and Central America, Mexico, Uruguay
Total Funding: CA$ 1,549,100.00

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This project is based on the premise that emerging countries must be full participants in key agenda-setting bodies if international governance mechanisms are to be realistic and relevant.
Start Date: Thursday, May 1, 2008
End Date: Monday, February 1, 2010
Topic: International cooperation, Civil society, Governance, INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS
Region: Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Canada
Total Funding: CA$ 533,000.00

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Commodities based on natural resources account for at least half of the exports of two-thirds of the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
Start Date: Monday, March 1, 2010
End Date: Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Topic: AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS, ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS, FISHERY DEVELOPMENT, FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT, NEW TECHNOLOGY, RESOURCES EXPLOITATION, SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, Chile, North and Central America
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 396,415.00

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Although microfinance has proved a powerful tool in fighting poverty in developing countries, it has been slow to catch on in Latin America, particularly Brazil.
Start Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2008
End Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010
Topic: BANKING SYSTEMS, CREDIT
Region: Brazil, South America, North and Central America
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 266,564.00

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In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) an estimated 300 million city dwellers generate 225 000 tons of solid waste every day (Pan.
Start Date: Monday, February 2, 2009
End Date: Thursday, August 2, 2012
Topic: WASTE MANAGEMENT, INFORMAL SECTOR, GENDER EQUALITY, Gender, GENDER ANALYSIS, PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH, RECYCLING, SOLID WASTES
Region: Bolivia, South America, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, North and Central America
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 575,000.00

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This project is concerned with how Latin American countries can take advantage of their rich biodiversity by increasing the technological dynamism of their natural resource processing industries.
Start Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009
End Date: Saturday, March 31, 2012
Topic: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY, Technological change, EDUCATIONAL POLICY, INDUSTRIAL POLICY, RESEARCH POLICY
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, Chile, North and Central America
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 450,000.00

Project

The Mercosur Economic Research Network (MercoNet) was created in 1998 following an initiative supported by IDRC to provide a technical backstopping mechanism and a "regional perspective" (as opposed to the national ones) for a regional integration process that was clearly stimulating intra-regional trade during the mid 1990s.
Start Date: Thursday, January 1, 2009
End Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Topic: RESEARCH NETWORKS, Economic integration, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ECONOMIC POLICY, ECONOMIC RESEARCH, REGIONAL INTEGRATION
Region: North and Central America, South America, Brazil, Paraguay
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 812,800.00

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This project will undertake a comparative analysis of South American youth in the Mercosur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) and their perception of rights, democracy and regional integration.
Start Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2008
End Date: Friday, January 1, 2010
Topic: SOCIAL PARTICIPATION, YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS, YOUTH UNREST
Region: Argentina, South America, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, North and Central America
Total Funding: CA$ 2,917,200.00

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This grant will support a study of the factors (aspects, instruments, sectors and mechanisms) influencing the design and coordination of regional innovation policies by Southern Cone Common Market (Mercosur) countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela).
Start Date: Sunday, February 15, 2009
End Date: Saturday, May 15, 2010
Topic: Economic integration, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY, INNOVATIONS, FREE TRADE, REGIONAL COOPERATION, South America
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, North and Central America, Bolivia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 140,500.00

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