All projects related to colombia

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This project aims to understand the security situation faced by vulnerable populations in the violence-affected communities in the city of Medellín, Colombia, from the perspective of those living with it.
Start Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
End Date: Friday, January 31, 2014
Topic: VIOLENCE, SAFETY, ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE, DRUG TRAFFIC, ORGANIZED CRIME, VULNERABLE GROUPS
Region: Colombia, South America, North and Central America
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 334,700.00

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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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Despite the widespread nature of abuse facing women in contexts of armed conflict and transition, there is little documentation on how such women experience injustice and how they exercise their agency to demand justice.
Start Date: Monday, October 31, 2011
End Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Topic: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, COMPENSATION, Gender, ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE, WAR CRIMES
Region: Colombia, South America, Guatemala, North and Central America
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 604,052.00

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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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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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It is estimated that nearly 9 million children die annually from conditions that could be readily treated if North American or European standards of care were more generally available.
Start Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2010
End Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Topic: HEALTH PERSONNEL, ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE, HEALTH SERVICES, TELEPHONE
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Colombia, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 150,260.00

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To date, projections of future climate change have been based on averaged temperatures over decades. But at local and regional levels, climate variability and the occurrence of extreme events affect communities the most. There is a lack of knowledge on how climate change is affecting climate variability and extreme events in rural areas of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and the Canadian prairies.
Start Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
End Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Region: North and Central America, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Canada
Program: International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 2,500,000.00

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This project aims to develop a set of indicators to assess the state, use and governance of water resources in marginalized rural areas of the Andes in Colombia.
Start Date: Saturday, January 15, 2011
End Date: Sunday, June 15, 2014
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, WATER MANAGEMENT, WATER RESOURCES, WATER SHORTAGE
Region: Colombia, South America, North and Central America
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 338,205.00

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Latin America is experiencing alarming trends in kidnapping, narcotics trafficking, gang violence, homicide, police brutality and gender-based violence.
Start Date: Monday, January 31, 2011
End Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013
Topic: ADOLESCENTS, VIOLENCE, ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE, CRIME PREVENTION, JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, YOUTH
Region: North and Central America, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 415,900.00

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Understanding an increasingly complex knowledge economy demands economic, social and environmental data from a wide range of sources.
Start Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011
End Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Topic: Governance, Internet, DATA ANALYSIS, DATA RETRIEVAL, DATABASES, POLICY MAKING, STATISTICAL DATA
Region: Brazil, South America, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay, North and Central America, West Indies
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 709,439.00

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