4 de December de 2014 | Infographic
La CEPAL preparó una serie de infografías en las que se presentan las manifestaciones del fenómeno, sus impactos en la agricultura, la vulnerabilidad de la región y los patrones de consumo no sostenibles.
4 de December de 2014 | Infographic
La CEPAL preparó una serie de infografías en las que se presentan las manifestaciones del fenómeno, sus impactos en la agricultura, la vulnerabilidad de la región y los patrones de consumo no sostenibles. Entre las manifestaciones, se prevé un aumento de la temperatura media de la superficie, disminución del volumen global de los glaciares y un aumento en el volumen medio del mar.
24 November 2014 | Infographic
Intra-regional trade in Latin America and the Caribbean remains at low levels: Only a fifth (19.2%) of exports are destined for other countries in the region. Furthermore, commodities deliveries continue to account for a large portion of the export basket. ECLAC thus proposes the creation of regional value chains to widen demand, foster intra-regional trade and diversify production.
20 November 2014 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean has plenty of natural resources, but historically the region has had diculties translating its wealth into long-term economic development processes.
13 November 2014 | Infographic
Latin America and the Caribbean is the second-largest region in the world in terms of adolescent fertility, only surpassed by sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, this phenomenon is more recurrent among the lower-income population, contributing to the intergenerational cycle of poverty.
13 October 2014 | Infographic
The countries of the region should invest 6.2% annually of their gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2012-2020 period –around 320 billion dollars- in order to close the existing gap between supply and demand of infrastructure. According to ECLAC, these investments in transport, energy, telecommunications and water and sanitation works help enlarge the coverage and quality of infrastructure services and foster the general welfare of the population.
22 September 2014 | Infographic
By the year 2010, an estimated 45 million indigenous people lived in Latin America, accounting for 8.3 % of the region’s population. The United Nations has championed the promotion of their rights through the use of different resources and special regulations for this purpose.
29 August 2014 | Infographic
Five female presidents govern today in Latin American and Caribbean countries, and the number of women legislators, judges and mayors has increased in recent years. But these leaders represent no more than 26% of the total, on average, according to data from ECLAC’s Gender Equality Observatory. The Commission provides here the latest data on women’s participation in different spheres of political power.
10 July 2014 | Infographic
It is estimated that the number of older persons in Latin America and the Caribbean will double by 2030, when that age group will represent 16.7% of the population. ECLAC suggests that countries tackle ageing using public policies with a rights-based approach.
18 June 2014 | Infographic
Latin American and Caribbean countries are exposed to extreme natural events that can unleash disasters, depending on the vulnerabilities of each. The sectors most at risk are those with high social vulnerability.
5 May 2014 | Infographic
In recent years, an increase in household income in the region has resulted in a striking rise in consumption, which has in turn improved well-being in sectors traditionally deprived of access to some goods and services. However, the consumption pattern is strongly procyclical and volatile, with a bias towards private consumption based on income brackets.
2 April 2014 | Infographic
Agriculture faces the challenge of providing food in sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy the demands of a population that will keep growing and whose purchasing power will continue to rise, in the context of climate change and greater social and environmental awareness.
7 March 2014 | Infographic
5 March 2014 | Infographic
It is a meeting that takes place every two years and is attended by the 44 Member States of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and 12 associate Members. During the meeting, the Organization presents a document which analyzes the development of the region and proposes actions to further progress in the economic and social elds.
9 January 2014 | Infographic
In the last decades, poverty in the region declined slowly but steadily, a trend that persisted even during the global crisis of 2008-2009. But from 2011 the pace that had been folding down this scourge has slowed.