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Closing the gender gap

Closing the gender gap

Oct 02, 2012

A new series of gender integration workshops shed light on how women are often shortchanged in development – and take aim to close the gender gap at each level in the value chain of production.

Nicaragua: working for sustainable development

Nicaragua: working for sustainable development

Mar 01, 2011

ACT member LWF/DWS is working closely with communities for sustainable development

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About Nicaragua
  • Population: 5.7 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Managua
  • Area: 120,254 sq km (46,430 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Spanish, English, indigenous languages
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 70 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 gold cordoba = 100 centavos
  • Main exports: Coffee, meat, shellfish, sugar, tobacco, cattle, gold
  • GNI per capita: US $1080 (World Bank, 2008)