Lessons Spread to Combat Malnutrition in Central America
Chronic malnutrition, or stunting, is a serious problem in Central America. Stunting rates in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama are greater than 20 percent and the cost of malnutrition in these countries is estimated to range from 2.3 to 11.4 percent of GDP.1 A growing number of studies show that community-based growth
Providing country: Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama
Strengthening the institutional capacity of the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health
To improve the management and delivery of health services to its citizens, and address equity, efficiency, and access gaps in its public health sector, the Government of Nicaragua engaged in an exchange with Argentina.
Providing country: Argentina
Receiving country: Nicaragua
Building Capacity among Nicaragua’s Small-Scale Cocoa Farmers and their Organizations to Facilitate Fair Trade
The Nicaraguan Government, aiming to promote social and rural development and poverty reduction among its indigenous populations, recognized the much-needed task of building capacity for effective marketing among the small-scale cocoa farmers and their communities at local and national levels.
Providing country: Dominican Republic
Receiving country: Nicaragua
Accelerating Economic Development through Improved Land Administration in Nicaragua
Strong property rights crucial Uncertainty over land tenure can have several negative conse­quences.
Receiving country: Nicaragua
South-South Exchange to Improve the Management of Health Technologies in the Public Health System
The Governments of El Salvador and Nicaragua faced a mutual challenge on how best to protect recent investments in new and sophisticated medical equipment.
Providing country: Brazil
Receiving country: Nicaragua, El Salvador
Helping Indigenous Communities in Nicaragua Manage Forest Resources
The Government of Nicaragua (GoN) supports indigenous communities in the Northern Atlantic and Southern Atlantic Autonomous Regions (RAAN and RAAS) in their efforts to take ownership and manage their own forest resources---a policy that helps reduce poverty in the communities while also fighting ecological degradation.
Providing country: Mexico
Receiving country: Nicaragua
Boosting the Information Technology and Information Technology-Enabled Services (IT-ITES) Sector in Nicaragua
Through this grant, Nicaraguan participants have increased their capacity and skills for designing and implementing policies to develop the IT-ITES sector, and as an ultimate objective, to implement one of the pillars of the National Development Plan. The exchange helped strengthen the collaboration between government, academia and private sector
Providing country: Colombia, Mexico
Receiving country: Nicaragua