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New York, December 9, 2019 – The demonstrations sweeping across Latin America and the Caribbean signal that, despite decades of economic growth and prosperity, perceptions of unfairness and loss of dignity persist, particularly among the region’s middle class and historically marginalized.New York, December 9, 2019 – The demonstrations sweeping across Latin America and the Caribbean signal that, despite decades of economic growth and prosperity, perceptions of unfairness and loss of dignity persist, particularly among the region’s middle class and historically marginalized. So argues the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in its 2019 Human Development Report, entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages,…
Santiago, Chile, 26 July 2017 - According to a new FAO study, significant progress has been made with regard to inter-agency coordination, along with inter-ministerial planning capacity and implementation, in terms of governance of food security policies in Latin American countries. In addition, it was noted that the efficient use of resources has improved due to increased coordination among other government institutions. These were some of the findings of the study Governance of Food and Nutrition Security: Factors for viability and sustainability. Case studies from seven Latin American countries, published by the Brazil-FAO International Cooperation Program. The countries analyzed -…
The Government of Guyana, in collaboration with the United Nations on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 launched the MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF) Action Plan at Herdmanston Lodge. The Action Plan is developed from the application of the MAF to the Guyanese context, and will lead all interventions and discussion in the area of maternal health; it will serve to harmonize multi-sectoral responses in this field (including that of development partners) in creating the environment to more effectively leverage resources for achieving the initial outcomes. The MAF Action Plan is also placed in the context of the National Health Strategy -Health Vision…
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