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Strengthening responsible inclusive finance practices and building capacity in Central America & Caribbean by leveraging SPTF’s global work

01.11.2017 - 31.12.2021

Application of the Universal Standards for Social Performance Management (USSPM) by inclusive financial service providers can ensure that low-income and vulnerable people will improve their livelihoods as a result of client-centric financial services offered responsibly. The Social Performance Task Force is best positioned to promote the application of the USSPM globally - and with REDCAMIF in Central America & Caribbean - as effective market transparency and self-regulation tool for the global inclusive financial inclusion industry.


Strengthening the Systems that Combat Corruption and Impunity (MACCIH-CICIG) in Central America

01.07.2017 - 30.06.2020

Honduras and Guatemala requested the Organization of American States and the United Nations to create mechanisms to combat corruption and impunity. The Support Mission Against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras and the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala are supported by international cooperation in improving the justice system, the public prosecutor, and the anti-corruption and Human Rights protection agencies. COSUDE contributes to existing mandates and strengthens regional interchange.


Professional Education Leading to Employability of Youth in Nicaragua

01.04.2017 - 31.03.2020

During this closing phase some ten thousand young men and women who are at risk of being excluded increase their employability, based on improved curricula with new soft and entrepreneurial skills. To that end, To that end, instruments which were developed during earlier phases are now consolidated for the purpose of continuously updating the curriculum, the certification of competencies as well as the teacher training. Existing alliances with the private sector will be deepened in order to direct the educational supply in such a way that it satisfies market demands and increases employability.


Strengthening citizen rights and participation in Nicaragua

01.08.2016 - 31.12.2020

SDC and other like-minded donors are engaged in enhancing the democratic and public policy processes in Nicaragua. A strong civil society is essential to the quality and sustainability of this effort. The current political context drastically reduces public policy dialogues spaces. The proposed programme will promote citizen participation, strengthen capacities among Civil Society Organizations and foster informed policy dialogue.


Progetto pianificato

VINCULAR – Encadenamientos productivos

01.06.2016 - 31.12.2022

Economic growth, foreign direct investment and exports are continuously increasing in Nicaragua, however with little benefit for the local economy. This project, implemented by PRONICARAGUA, promotes business linkages in the agricultural sector between smallholder farmers, service providers and bigger firms, thereby improving competitiveness, access to markets, as well as the livelihood and incomes of 20’000 persons in the rural areas of the country.


Local Governance Program Nicaragua-APIM

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2019

The final phase aims to capitalize and to transfer best practices of public investment cycle into national norms. The program will smoothly phase out the earmarked budget support to 15 municipalities in order to i) strengthen capacities to manage municipal investments plans for rural feeder roads and basic services; and ii) ensure sustainability, inclusive governance and transparency. Best practices and experiences will be documented and disseminated.


Community Driven Watershed Management for Climate Change Adaptation in Nicaragua

01.01.2016 - 30.06.2020

Environmental degradation and climate change are reducing the capacity of the Dipilto River watershed to provide ecosystem services (water, forest) to the population, increasing their vulnerability and deepening poverty. The program will strengthen dialogue among stakeholders, empower communities and provide economic incentives for restoring the hydrologic and environmental equilibrium of the watershed, increasing the resilience of its 27 thousand inhabitants.


Innovation and dissemination of technologies for adaptation of agriculture to climate change – AGRIADAPTA

01.07.2015 - 31.12.2020

10'000 families in 19 municipalities of the country improve their food security and their situation of poverty by practising sustainable and climate-smart agriculture. The Project will provide resources so that small-hold farmers in environmentally degraded dry areas affected by climate change and variability develop capacities, exchange knowledge and apply technologies for climate change adaptation.


Territorial Economic Development Programme – PRODET

01.08.2014 - 31.12.2020

While the Las Segovias region has been marked by high levels of poverty, it is also characterised by its potential for economic development, albeit with only limited manufacturing activities. The programme will promote territorial economic development in ten municipalities and will contribute to benefit over 5000 microenterprises – owned mainly by women – and members of cooperatives from an increase in income by adding value to their products and through better sales due to improved access to markets.


Catastrophic Microinsurance in Central America

01.03.2013 - 31.03.2022

Central America is a natural disasters prone region where large vulnerable populations suffer over-proportionately from increasing frequency and impact of climate change events, as traditional disaster coping mechanisms are eroding with growing environmental pressures and rising urbanisation. The public-private development partnership with Swiss Re, FOMIN, and KfW’s Climate Adaptation Fund supports MiCRO in strengthening the disaster resilience of at least 80’000 vulnerable households by 30.9.2016.


Disaster Risk Reduction Programme 2013-2017

01.02.2013 - 31.08.2019

Climate change will strongly affect Central America. DRR and CCA have become a public policy priority in Nicaragua and Honduras. The SDC DRR programme supports institutions at the regional, national and local level to strengthen response capacities and increase resilience. Capacities will be enhanced in local development planning, research, academic curricula, and community mobilization. Successful approaches will be consolidated, refined and scaled up.


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