the report presents a series of statistics and relevant findings on key demographic, social, economic, environmental and regional policies.
From the introduction:
This document is a tool for Central American societies which can be used for monitoring, analysis and constructing knowledge about the advances and letdowns in sustainable human development in the region during the first decade of the century. Its development is a response to a need for timely, systematic, updated, reliable and easily accessible information for monitoring major demographic, social, economic, environmental and political aspects in the Isthmus. This statistical compendium is part of the actions promoted by the State of the Region Project to make available to various social, academic and institutional sectors the outcomes of the regional platform for information and knowledge on sustainable human development which has been put together over the last 17 years.
Main conclusions regarding the Central American economy between 2008 and 2011.
The State of the Region Report is a tool by Central America for Central America, which analyzes and tracks the major challenges of sustainable human development. In this fourth report, the titles of the main conclusions on the topic Economy are presented:
In the Global Human Development Index 2010, Panama is ranked 54, Costa Rica 62, El Salvador 90, Honduras 106, Nicaragua and Guatemala 115 and 116 respectively.
The Central American countries, like others in Latin America, continue to improve in most variables measuring human development and the HDI Program published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
A realistic look at the challenges of sustainable human development in Central America.
How is Central America doing?
A realistic look at the present and future.
The State of the Region Report is an instrument from Central America and for Central America. It purpose is to provide a follow-up to the challenges of sustainable human development in the region. It seeks to offer information and analysis the Central Americans with the objective of:
Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) is a private, independent organization that promotes private sector-led economic development in the Caribbean Basin and throughout the Hemisphere.
Operates in Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Caribbean Community
Phone: (202) 331-9467