This program aims to strengthen the capacity of independent institutions in the 17 smaller countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to produce evidence on national efforts to increase quality of education.
This one-year program addressed key issues related to financial inclusion and the role of micro credit instruments in the overall development of the economy and welfare state in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Supported by Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Inter-regional Research Program (IRP) was targeted towards strengthening research and policy links between Latin America, Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific.
This Global Research Project, jointly coordinated with the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr), involved seven research teams from across the world (Colombia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Jamaica, Macedonia and Vietnam), to measure the economic and social impacts of migration in developing countries.
This project sought to identify the greatest potential for replication and contributing to the achievement of the three Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) directly related to health in Africa and Asia, namely, reducing child mortality, improving maternal health, and combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.