Nicaragua

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Drought causing food crisis in Central America

Drought causing food crisis in Central America

Sep 16, 2014

16 September, 2014 - ACT marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer with a report from Guatemala and Nicaragua of the ensuing food crisis brought about by drought

Physical and emotional support following Nicaraguan earthquake

Physical and emotional support following Nicaraguan earthquake

May 13, 2014

14 May, 2014 - ACT members are calming the frayed nerves of people recovering from strong earthquakes that rocked west Nicaragua last month

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.

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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)