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Taking the pulse of the COVID-19 response in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latinobarometro is an annual public opinion survey involving around 20,000 interviews in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries.  


The Páramo is water, and water is life

In the Andean mountains, a distinctive high altitude ecosystem is an essential source of water for the people of several nations.  


“This village needed this project, and it arrived in the right moment.”

Restoring mangroves and communities on Cuba's coast.  


Supporting small farmers during COVID-19

In Brazil, the “Dom Tavora” project advises small farmers whose work is essential to food security.  


In Latin America, COVID-19 infections surge as virtually every country faces recession

Latin America is scrambling to contain surging COVID-19 infections while confronting near-certain recession and related impacts, but polices that prioritize poor and vulnerable people can help…  


The case for governance

Panama’s potential to review its socio-economic contract and look to more inclusive development.  


Support for prisoners during a pandemic

The special challenges for prisons and juvenile justice institutions.  


The Economic Impacts of COVID-19 and Gender Equality

This briefing note seeks to guarantee the integration of gender equality and women’s empowerment in the three inter-linked support areas and provide recommendations to Country Offices and governments…  


A pandemic allows for a "what if" moment

How to champion biodiversity as the world stands still.  


Powerful women face the climate crisis in Colombia

Vital wetlands spring back to life.  

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