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This project will examine the relationships between the private sector, public sector, and civil society organizations on development issues. It will provide evidence-based recommendations to sustain economic growth and development in
This project aims to study the impacts of reforms to increase participation rights in five Latin American countries at the local level.
The right to participation
During the 1990s, most Latin American countries adopted ambitious
Although risk management is a common tool used for decision-making by private sector and public institutions in developed countries, it has yet to be fully incorporated into decision-making in developing countries, including those in Latin America
Improving primary health care for everyone requires an effort that extends beyond the formal health sector. This project will examine the value of intersectoral collaborations at the primary healthcare level to generate practical guidance and a
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for three out of every four deaths in Latin America. Poor diet is increasingly contributing to preventable, premature deaths and illnesses related to NCDs. This project will monitor and benchmark food
Local conflicts at the community and small city level have spread across Latin America in the last decade. When conflict stems from social or economic development issues, local mechanisms for resolving them are either not in place, are
The shift toward a green economy in Latin America and the Caribbean poses key challenges for small- and medium-sized firms, which make up 98% of all businesses and employ more than 65% of the region's workforce. This project will examine policy
The Uruguay +25 project will promote research and knowledge that examines Uruguay's future in the context of inclusive and sustainable development. These funds will be used to create the publication, Uruguay +25 Reflections.
This project provides funds to organize an international seminar that brings together IDRC-supported researchers focused on social protection, labour markets, and entrepreneurship.
Filling knowledge gaps on social
This project will evaluate the Healthy Municipalities and Communities health promotion program, which is designed to improve eating and activity levels to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risks in Argentina.
Increase in unhealthy