Towards sustainable development in Central America and the Caribbean

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Sustainable development -- Central Am
Statementedited by Anders Danielson and A. Geske Dijkstra
ContributionsDanielson, Anders, 1957-, Dijkstra, A. Geske
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LC ClassificationsHC141.Z9 E58 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 229 p. :
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Open LibraryOL17042557M
ISBN 100333793374
LC Control Number2001032719

Since the economic decline in the early s, most countries in Central America and the Caribbean have returned to positive growth rates.

The recovery often coincided with or followed extensive neoliberal reforms. The contributors to this book address the crucial question of whether these growth rates are : Hardcover.

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Since the economic decline in the early s, most countries in Central America and the Caribbean have returned to positive growth rates. The recovery often coincided with or followed extensive neoliberal reforms. The contributors to this book address the crucial question of whether these growth rates are sustainable.

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Central America and the Caribbean (henceforth the CAC region) is characterized by diversity. 1 Per capita incomes range from about US$ in Haiti to almost US$ 6, in Barbados; in the global Human Development Index (HDI) ranking, Barbados and Antigua and Barbuda rank among the 30 highest, while Haiti, Nicaragua and Honduras dwell towards the bottom of the : A.

Geske Dijkstra, Anders Danielson. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Towards sustainability in central america and the caribbean / A. Geske Dijkstra and Anders Danielson --Fiscal sustainability in the CAC region / Anders Danielson --Fruits of interest / Trevor Evans --Trade reform in central america and the caribbean / Rebecca Taylor and Andy.

Conference on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: follow-up to the United Nations development agenda beyond and to Rio+20 Bogota, March Figure I.2 Latin America and the Caribbean: summary of progress towards.

This report was prepared by the UN System agencies, funds and programmes active in Latin America and the Caribbean, under the coordination of ECLAC, as an input on the current debates on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and on a new development paradigm for the region and the world beyondbased on the Rio+20 commitments.

Books shelved as sustainable-development: Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman, Do. Agenda for Sustainable Development • International Cooperation • Regional Cooperation.

Quadrennial report on regional progress and challenges in relation to the Agenda for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development - Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean: Participating Countries: All countries in Central America and the Caribbean: Goals: To contribute to advancing the sustainable cities agenda, energy sustainability and low carbon economic growth in the context of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas.

Sustainable development is a notion that first appeared in in the Brundtland report, Our Common Future. The report was produced by the Brundtland Commission, convened by the UN in and was welcomed by the UN's General Assembly in Resolution 42/ Development in Latin America and the Caribbean held on 26 and 27 November in La Antigua, Guatemala, in preparation for the eighteenth session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD).

Get this from a library. Towards sustainable development in Central America and the Caribbean. [Anders Danielson; A Geske Dijkstra;] -- Since the economic decline in the early s, most countries in Central America and the Caribbean have returned to positive growth rates.

The recovery often coincided with or followed extensive. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) associated with the Agenda help the region’s countries to gauge the starting point from which they set out towards this new, collective vision of sustainable development set forth in the Agenda and.

The Agenda comes along with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets.

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The Agenda encompasses a number of central issues that are particularly relevant to the development of Caribbean countries is therefore a major opportunity to address these issues.

Toward sustainable and equitable development: sector strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean. "This book was prepared under the direction. Sustainable development of Latin American and the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystems. Humboldt Current LME, Pacific Central American Coastal LME, Gulf of California LME and the California Current LME.

The movement in Latin America and the Caribbean towards ecosystem based assessment and management of LMEs is underway and assisted by the by: 5. Latin America and the Caribbean Office of Regional Sustainable Development (LAC/RSD) initiated the Central America and Mexico Gang Assessment in to study the phenomenon and propose solutions in five countries – El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua.

LAC/RSD received assistance from the USAIDFile Size: 1MB. Latin America and the Caribbean have made significant progress towards meeting the targets included in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), but the recent global crisis has cast doubts about the possibility of achieving them all byaccording to the report.

sustainable development. selected Central American and Caribbean countries, Table 2 and Table 3 summarize the well-educated and/or high status married women toward motherhood, perhaps in. The new position paper of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Horizons Equality at the Centre of Sustainable Development, sets forth key elements to define strategies for progressive structural change, with a focus on an environmental “big push” towards Turtle tourism in Dominican Republic – An example of how companies and countries can engage tourists with their products in an entertaining and educational way.

This example illustrates how a man made a living from saving turtles and educating tourists. Nature Conservancy Caribbean Challenge – is an initiative to protect the Caribbean.

So far 50 new marine/coastal protected areas have been. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is making available emergency loans to seven Caribbean countries, in the first instance, to finance the response to the COVID pandemic.

working with our Borrowing Member Countries and other development partners, towards the systematic reduction of poverty in their countries through social and economic.

The World Bank report “Toward a Blue Economy: A Promise for Sustainable Growth in the Caribbean” estimates that the Caribbean Sea (including mainland Caribbean coastal countries) generated US$ billion in The WBG is accelerating progress in this area by supporting five countries of the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States.

Sustainable Development Strategy for the Caribbean Region, By USAID/Jamaica The countries of the Caribbean, our “Third Border,” are of special interest to the United States.

The major focus of this strategy is the English-speaking members of CARICOM. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation shows that there has been a trend of increasing arrivals to the region and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has identified that tourism is a service sector with a strong potential to contribute to economic growth and development.

OECD's books, periodicals and The study Foreign Direct Investment for Development attempts primarily to shed light on the second issue, by focusing on the overall effect of FDI on macro- Latin America and Caribbean* 9 18 23 68 Near and MiddleFile Size: KB.

Many Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations have experienced monumental growth and change in the past several decades, and USAID has partnered with these countries to make important progress. Despite the global financial crisis, the region averaged a three percent annual increase in economic growth between and Health indicators have greatly improved in the.

Why Sustainable Energy Is The Future. The Central American economy is developing and generates a growth rate of more than 3 percent annually. IRENA and the Central American governments are working towards moving away from fossil fuel dependence and towards the development of identified renewable energy sources.

safer and equipped with. Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean: A comparative analysis of population-based data from 12 countries is the first report to present a comparative analysis of nationally representative data on violence against women from a large number of countries in the region.

it. InSouth America – which represents more than 70 percent of LAC’s output – is expected to grow by only percent in Central America and the Caribbean are expected to grow strongly at and percent, respectively. Mexico is expected to grow by percent. Elaborating further, contrary to the equality factor contained in the UN Sustainable Development Goals, violence and stigmatization towards the gay and lesbian community are peak in the Caribbean.

Eradication of criminal penalties for homosexuality and to all forms of violence against LGBT still continue to defy United Nation Declaration of Author: Rebecca Theodore.Sustainable Tourism Development in the Caribbean Mindful travelers may be wary when it comes to traveling in the Caribbean; the negative environmental impact of tourism in the region is well.This year´s annual State of Food Insecurity in the World report takes stock of progress made towards achieving the internationally established Millennium Development Goal (MDG1) and World Food Summit hunger targets and reflects on what needs to be done, as we transition to the new post Sustainable Development Agenda.