All projects related to mexico

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Mexico's growing rate of obesity has seen the government explore how front-of-package labels might encourage better food choices by its citizens.
End Date: Monday, March 6, 2017
Topic: FOOD SUPPLY, CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR, SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD POLICY, FOOD ANALYSIS, DISEASES
Region: Mexico
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 165,900.00

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Concerns about unemployment and underemployment, and the impact of employment on well-being, social inclusion, and political stability, have risen rapidly on global and national agendas in recent years.
Start Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
End Date: Sunday, March 31, 2013
Topic: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, EMPLOYMENT STABILITY, PRODUCTIVITY, SOCIAL ASPECTS, UNDEREMPLOYMENT, UNEMPLOYMENT
Region: Mexico, North and Central America, South America
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 515,600.00

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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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Violent conflict related to drug trafficking in Mexico has had a profound impact on the quality of life and health of affected communities.
Start Date: Friday, February 10, 2012
End Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Topic: VIOLENCE, Gender, DRUG TRAFFIC, JUDICIAL SYSTEM, NARCOTICS, VICTIMS, VULNERABLE GROUPS
Region: Mexico, North and Central America, South America
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 391,500.00

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Outdated and inefficient labour laws and courts make it difficult for workers in Mexico to resolve labour disputes and secure compensation.
Start Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
End Date: Sunday, March 16, 2014
Topic: Capacity building, JUDICIAL SYSTEM, LABOUR COURTS, LABOUR DISPUTES, LABOUR LAW, LABOUR POLICY
Region: Mexico, North and Central America, South America
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 191,300.00

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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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Rigid intellectual property norms and intensified enforcement have prompted media and medicine suppliers alike to price their products beyond the reach of all but the most affluent segment of the population.
Start Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011
End Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012
Topic: COPYRIGHT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Region: Brazil, South America, India, Morocco, Mexico, North and Central America, South Africa, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia, Russia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 200,700.00

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As one of the first formally trained economists in Latin America and Caribbean, Raúl Prebisch was a pioneer in the discipline of economic development theory and its policy implications for the region.
Start Date: Monday, June 27, 2011
End Date: Friday, December 27, 2013
Topic: Economic and social development, DEVELOPMENT THEORY, ECONOMIC THEORY
Region: Argentina, South America, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, North and Central America
Total Funding: CA$ 245,200.00

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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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The developing regions of the world are often treated as a subject of interdisciplinary study in university in, for example, programs of African, Asian or Middle Eastern studies.
Start Date: Thursday, June 23, 2011
End Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Topic: Economic and social development, RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS, RESEARCH PROGRAMMES, SCHOLARSHIPS, UNIVERSITIES
Region: Mexico, North and Central America, South America, West Indies, United Kingdom
Total Funding: CA$ 195,600.00

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