Women Can Be More Productive Than Men in the Central American Fields

A new ECLAC study states that women’s participation in agricultural production has risen over the past years. The report is being released in coincidence with United Nation’s commemoration of the International Women’s Day 2012, dedicated this year to rural women.

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ILPES Turns 50.
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A Study Assesses the Impact of Climate Change in Central America's Energy Sector.
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ECLAC's Most Recent Documents and Reports.

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Important Events Up to May 2012.
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ECLAC Participates in International Initiative on Trade and Employment

ECLAC has contributed to the International Collaborative Initiative on Trade and Employment (ICITE), which is a joint undertaking of 10 international organizations led by OECD, producing several studies and organizing regional events.

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pymes New ECLAC Publications Stress the Importance of SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean
ECLAC, through its Production, Productivity and Management Division, has recently published a number of documents on SMEs in the region which show the wide range of initiatives which have been implemented to promote their growth.
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salud-e ECLAC Will Present Handbook on Electronic Health in Spain
The "Handbook on electronic health for directors of health services and systems", prepared by ECLAC and the Spanish Society of Health Informatics, will be presented at the XV National Congress on Spanish Health Informatics, which will take place from 20 to 22 March in Madrid.
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herramientas Experts Create a “Toolkit” for the Inclusion of Indigenous Peoples and Afro-descendants in Censuses
Researchers at ECLAC and UNICEF produced a publication which is divided into five modules aiming to support and guide national statistics offices and indigenous and Afro-descendants organizations to include an ethnic approach in population and housing censuses.
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