All projects related to Brazil

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Latin American countries are rapidly catching up to the industrialized countries of the North in terms of birthrate and lifespan.
Start Date: Thursday, March 1, 2007
End Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Topic: OLD AGE BENEFITS, POPULATION AGEING, SOCIAL SECURITY
Region: Brazil, South America, Chile, Costa Rica, North and Central America, Mexico, Uruguay
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 531,100.00

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Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have put innovation at the centre of their development strategies.
Start Date: Monday, September 3, 2007
End Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Topic: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY, INNOVATIONS, Technological change
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, Russia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 626,300.00

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Recent years have seen renewed recognition of the importance of science, technology and innovation (STI) for development.
Start Date: Friday, January 26, 2007
End Date: Monday, October 26, 2009
Topic: Science and Technology, GENETIC ENGINEERING, BIOTECHNOLOGY, HUMAN GENETICS, MEDICAL RESEARCH
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, Egypt, Canada
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 311,970.00

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A number of Latin American countries have begun participating in peacekeeping operations, initially through military but more recently through military-civilian interventions.
Start Date: Monday, March 5, 2007
End Date: Friday, August 28, 2009
Topic: CONFLICT RESOLUTION, ECONOMIC RECONSTRUCTION, PEACE KEEPING, PEACE RESEARCH, SOUTH SOUTH RELATIONS
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, Chile, Haiti, North and Central America, Mexico
Total Funding: CA$ 594,836.00

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Private funding - including out-of-pocket expenditure - is a considerable source of health financing in Latin America, where families can face economic ruin from catastrophic health expenses.
Start Date: Monday, July 2, 2007
End Date: Saturday, July 2, 2011
Topic: HEALTH EXPENDITURE, HEALTH FINANCING, HEALTH SYSTEM, HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE, HOUSEHOLD SURVEYS, SOCIAL REFORM
Region: North and Central America, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 985,300.00

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After several decades of dictatorship, political unrest and economic crisis, Latin American countries are experiencing relative stability.
Start Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2006
End Date: Sunday, August 1, 2010
Topic: Evaluation, ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE, HEALTH POLICY, METHODOLOGY, SOCIAL EQUITY
Region: Brazil, South America, Colombia, Guatemala, North and Central America
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 527,205.00

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Chagas Mazza disease constitutes one of the most serious but least publicized public health problems in Latin America.
Start Date: Saturday, March 1, 2008
End Date: Thursday, September 30, 2010
Topic: DATA COLLECTING, GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Gender, EPIDEMIOLOGY, TRYPANOSOMIASIS
Region: Argentina, South America, Bolivia, Brazil, North and Central America
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 596,172.00

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Open business is a different way of doing business related to information, knowledge and culture, in which intellectual property does not play the role of being either the primary incentive or the primary source of remuneration.
Start Date: Monday, September 15, 2008
End Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Topic: INFORMAL SECTOR, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, CULTURAL INDUSTRY, INDUSTRIAL POLICY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, MUSIC, MUSIC, SMALL ENTERPRISES
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, Colombia, North and Central America
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 849,800.00

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In an attempt to block policies aimed at reducing the demand for tobacco products, tobacco companies claim that such policies will have a negative impact on employment and the economy in tobacco-producing countries.
Start Date: Monday, November 22, 2010
End Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Topic: TOBACCO INDUSTRY, CROP DIVERSIFICATION, TOBACCO
Region: Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Viet Nam
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 347,250.00

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While there is much research on tobacco control worldwide, there is little that is specific to the Brazilian context.
Start Date: Monday, October 20, 2008
End Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Topic: GENDER ANALYSIS, POLICY MAKING, RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS, SMOKING, SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR, TOBACCO
Region: Brazil, South America, North and Central America, Canada
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 80,000.00

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