This project aims to build ecohealth leadership at the municipal level in Colombia and Venezuela to address health priorities, including vector-borne diseases and food systems interventions for non-communicable disease prevention.
The coastal area of Cartagena, an important tourist destination in Colombia, is home to several poor communities that rely on artisanal fishing (small-scale, traditional fishing techniques) and local tourism.
This project will evaluate the Healthy Municipalities and Communities health promotion program, which is designed to improve eating and activity levels to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risks in Argentina.
The shift toward a green economy in Latin America and the Caribbean poses key challenges for small- and medium-sized firms, which make up 98% of all businesses and employ more than 65% of the region's workforce.
Although many developing countries are working on appropriate mechanisms for financing adaptation to combat climate-related problems, there is a great need for research and insight to support these efforts.