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Guatemala is one of the most violent countries in the world. Guatemalans of every age, class and ethnicity confront violence daily in every part of the national territory. According to statistics kept by the police and the human rights ombudsman,
Managing flooding is one of the major challenges Africa faces in regard to climate change. Frantic urbanization, out of control urban sprawl and destitute populations forced to live on marginal land have led to settlements in flood-prone areas in
New research will help indigenous peoples in Latin America tackle the inequity, racial discrimination, and other barriers they face in accessing their right to health care.
Geographic and language barriers, combined with ethnic and
As agriculture becomes more strategically important in the world, large-scale land acquisition - or "land grabbing" - is a growing concern for West Africa.
Recent increases in commodity prices have led some governments and private
New research will explore the potential of community participation in Uganda and South Africa to address inequities in health and promote health governance systems that give voice to the poorest and most marginalized.
Indonesia's Aceh province and the now independent state of Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor) endured decades of conflict and massive human rights violations under Indonesian rule. Timor-Leste suffered high rates of political violence from 1975 until
More than 700 million people depend on aquatic agricultural systems (AAS) for their livelihood. These are diverse farming systems that include a mix of cultivation, livestock-raising, aquaculture, fishing, and gathering natural resources such as
An evaluation of the IDRC-supported serial, Digital Review of Asia Pacific (DirAP), revealed that the Review faced many challenges as a print publication. Providing current data and information was one weakness, given its long preparation cycle; the
Indigenous communities involved in fisheries and aquaculture are among the most food insecure in the Bolivian Amazon. Although fish could be the main source of protein, it is often not part of the local diet. This project - supported by the Canadian
This research project aims to contribute to a better understanding of the context in which mining investment in Africa takes place. Based on a holistic analysis framework and case studies (Ghana, Mali and the Democratic Repubic of Congo),