All projects related to Uruguay

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This project funding will support two Think Tank Initiative (TTI) grantee institutions in their efforts to achieve their long-term organizational goals in Latin America: the Instituto Desarrollo, Participación y Ciudadanía (Instituto Desarrollo) and the Centro de Análisis y Difusión de la Economía Paraguaya (CADEP).
Start Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
End Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Topic: INNOVATIONS, Capacity building, EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, LEARNING, POLICY MAKING, RESEARCH, YOUTH
Region: Paraguay, South America, North and Central America, Uruguay, West Indies
Program: Think Tank Initiative
Total Funding: CA$ 263,222.00

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Women's increased participation in Latin America's labour markets has been one of the most significant changes to those markets in the last 30 years.
End Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017
Topic: EMPOWERMENT, GENDER ROLES, GENDER ANALYSIS, LABOUR MARKET, WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION, WOMEN WORKERS
Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, South America, Uruguay
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 1,357,300.00

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As countries steadily increase the share and value of knowledge, information, and services in their economies, governments have been crafting policies to attract foreign investment and establish large multinationals in key emerging sectors.
Start Date: Friday, March 15, 2013
End Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Topic: BUSINESS CREATION, EMPLOYMENT CREATION, FOREIGN INVESTMENT, HIGH TECHNOLOGY, LOCAL INDUSTRY, MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, SMALL ENTERPRISES
Region: Argentina, South America, Costa Rica, North and Central America, Uruguay, West Indies
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 399,900.00

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Releasing freely accessible, standardized, and easily readable government data can increase transparency and accountability.
Start Date: Friday, February 1, 2013
End Date: Monday, February 1, 2016
Topic: Internet, Economic and social development, RESEARCH NETWORKS, ACCESS TO INFORMATION, CASE STUDIES, DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, INFORMATION POLICY, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, POLICY MAKING, RESEARCH CAPACITY
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Nepal, Far East Asia, Philippines, Uruguay, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, Central Asia, South Asia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 1,977,100.00

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For almost a decade, Latin American citizens have been showing increasing levels of disaffection for their institutions, politics, and political elites.
Start Date: Monday, July 23, 2012
End Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Topic: Evaluation, COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
Region: Argentina, South America, Chile, Uruguay, North and Central America, West Indies
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 507,700.00

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Tobacco use in many Latin American countries is high among boys, girls, men, and women.
Start Date: Monday, July 16, 2012
End Date: Sunday, April 6, 2014
Topic: Gender, CASE STUDIES, POLICY MAKING
Region: Brazil, South America, Mexico, North and Central America, Uruguay, West Indies
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 221,500.00

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Improving access to primary health care and the quality of services in Latin American countries is urgently needed to address high health inequities in the region.
Start Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012
End Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Topic: Capacity building, HEALTH PROGRAMMES, HEALTH SYSTEM, MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH, Maternal and Child Health, PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
Region: Chile, South America, Uruguay, North and Central America, West Indies
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 161,500.00

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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 Paraná River Delta in Argentina is considered to be highly vulnerable to climate change.
Start Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2011
End Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, FLOODS, LAND USE, PLANNING, RISK MANAGEMENT, RIVER BASINS
Region: Argentina, South America, Uruguay, North and Central America
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 414,000.00

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Financial services are typically delivered by large banks through physical buildings with dedicated tellers.
Start Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
End Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Topic: BANKING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, FINANCIAL SERVICES, Financial Services, INVESTMENT, LOCAL LEVEL, TELEPHONE
Region: North and Central America, South America, Uruguay
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 261,150.00

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