All projects related to Colombia

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Traditionally, in most countries in Latin America, only workers legally registered by their employees and paying into social security were eligible for social protection programs, even though most countries in the region have high levels of unregistered employment, ranging from 15% in Uruguay to 70% in Bolivia.
End Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Topic: GENDER ANALYSIS, SOCIAL SECURITY
Region: Colombia, Peru, South America, Uruguay
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 743,700.00

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Violent conflicts have lasting effects on social norms, institutions, and governance at the local level.
End Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Topic: SOCIAL PROBLEMS, INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK, LOCAL LEVEL, CASE STUDIES, GOVERNANCE, INSTITUTION BUILDING, SOCIAL JUSTICE, EMPLOYMENT CREATION, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, GENDER ANALYSIS
Region: Colombia
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 317,000.00

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States that have successfully exited violence and embarked on a process of development have often started with strong political settlements, or elite pacts.
Start Date: Friday, February 15, 2013
End Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Topic: VIOLENCE, RESEARCH NETWORKS, Capacity building, CASE STUDIES, PEACE, POLICY MAKING, POLITICAL REFORM, SOCIAL PROBLEMS, SOCIAL STRATIFICATION, SOCIAL STRUCTURE
Region: Colombia, South America, Far East Asia, Indonesia, Nepal, Sudan, El Salvador, North and Central America, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, South Asia
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 667,600.00

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Increasingly, "digital natives" -people raised with digital technology-leverage cyberspace to organize and change their worlds.
Start Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
End Date: Sunday, September 15, 2013
Topic: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, EMPOWERMENT, NETWORKS, ORGANIZED CRIME, South America, STATE INTERVENTION
Region: Brazil, South America, Colombia, Mexico, North and Central America, El Salvador
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 239,800.00

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Despite a consensus that organized crime in Latin America is growing in scope and geographic reach, there is little research on the impact of organized crime on social, economic, and democratic development.
Start Date: Sunday, September 9, 2012
End Date: Monday, March 9, 2015
Topic: RESEARCH NETWORKS, CRIME PREVENTION, INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK, NATIONAL AUTHORITIES, POLICY MAKING, PRIVATE SECTOR, PUBLIC SECTOR, SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Region: Colombia, South America, Guatemala, North and Central America, Honduras, Nicaragua
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 563,600.00

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In Colombia, food security is a national concern, and indigenous communities of Nariño are among the most food insecure in the country.
Start Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012
End Date: Friday, August 1, 2014
Topic: Gender
Region: North and Central America, South America, Colombia, Canada
Program: Canadian International Food Security Research Fund
Total Funding: CA$ 2,800,000.00

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While countries in Latin America have a relatively plentiful supply of water on a per-capita basis and high coverage of water supply services, there is ample evidence that water scarcity is affecting the daily lives of millions.
End Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
Topic: WATER CONSUMPTION, POPULATION GROWTH, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WATER MANAGEMENT, GOVERNMENT POLICY, LAND USE
Region: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 478,000.00

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Climate change is affecting the world's natural ecosystems, according to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
End Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017
Topic: INDIGENOUS POPULATION, INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH, CAPACITY BUILDING, HEALTH POLICY, CLIMATOLOGY, NATURAL RESOURCES, URBAN AREAS, WATER BORNE DISEASES, WOMEN
Region: Bolivia, Colombia
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 703,900.00

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Raising taxes in Latin America presents a unique opportunity to improve public health and create net gains for national economies.
Start Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
End Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Topic: TOBACCO INDUSTRY, DISEASES, ECONOMIC ASPECTS, HEALTH INDICATORS, MORTALITY DECLINE, TAX REVENUES
Region: North and Central America, South America, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 123,600.00

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Research on how the interactions between and among institutions can affect developing countries' ability to implement regulatory goals and reforms will shed light on the neglected field of law and development.
Start Date: Sunday, April 1, 2012
End Date: Thursday, January 1, 2015
Topic: ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM, EVALUATION TECHNIQUES, INSTITUTION BUILDING, INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK, LAW, POLICY MAKING
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, South America, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, India, Kenya, Peru
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 833,600.00

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