This project will provide funding to the Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Economics Network (LACEEP) to build capacity in environmental and resource economics in the region, including collaborations with think tanks, to influence policy
This project will provide evidence to support governments grappling with intellectual property issues in an age of user-generated content on the Internet. It will explore the difference copyright law makes to economic, social, and cultural outcomes.
This project will study private sector efforts to promote better compliance with anticorruption laws in Latin America.
Corruption, bribery, and the private sector
In the last decade, global efforts to curb economic crimes in
This project aims to build ecohealth leadership at the municipal level in Colombia and Venezuela to address health priorities, including vector-borne diseases and food systems interventions for non-communicable disease
This project will test, generate, and share knowledge to promote business models that can generate economic opportunities for vulnerable youth and women.
Challenges for micro-enterprises
A large percentage of Latin America and the
This project will support the first meeting of the Global Network of National Councils for Science, Technology and Innovation, to take place in October 2015 in Santiago, Chile.
This network is the result of a commitment between the
As the burden of chronic diseases continues to grow in Latin America, it is a critical time to advance tobacco control policies. This project will analyze the cost-effectiveness of tobacco control policies and recommend interventions to
Climate change and deforestation are causing extreme drought, intense rainfall, and flooding in the Gran Chaco Americano. This vast plain extends through northern Argentina, southeastern Bolivia, northwestern Paraguay, and into southwestern Brazil.
Violent crime rates threaten political and social stability, and trust in democracy, in Central American and Caribbean societies. This project will develop an innovative, transnational, face-to-face, and virtual research and training program for the
Despite the region's progress in reducing poverty, 165 million people in Latin America (28% of its population) live in poverty. The pace of extreme poverty reduction has slowed in recent years. Large segments of the population are still vulnerable,