Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The plan aims to improve and increase agro-industrial production, especially shifting the...
The plan aims to improve and increase agro-industrial production, especially shifting the value chains towards higher value-addition. It envisages rural development and the reduction of poverty, and it fosters technological innovation, product marketing, quality and safety.
The plan builds on the previous Plan de Desarrollo Nacional and it...
The plan builds on the previous Plan de Desarrollo Nacional and it envisages a range of policies aiming to improve the well-being of people and to reduce poverty. It provides a diagnostic assessment past political and economic experiences and of more recent developments, and it outlines twelve core objectives: 1) promote equality, social and territorial cohesion and integration while respecting local diversity; 2) improve the capacity and potential of citizens; 3) improve people's well-being; 4) ensure environmental rights and promote a healthy and sustainable environment; 5) guarantee sovereignty and peace, promote strategic integration of Ecuador in Latin America and the rest of the world; 6) ensure a stable job market, just and dignified in its diverse forms; 7) build and strengthen public intercultural spaces; 8) affirm and strengthen national identities, local different identities, national diversity and multiculturalism; 9) establish and strengthen the rule of law; 10) ensure access to public and political participation; 11) establish a supportive and sustainable social welfare economy; 12) establish a democratic State to achieve social well-being. The plan also includes a strategy for local development and specific plans for the development of seven territorial areas.
The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is aligned with the objectives...
The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) is aligned with the objectives expressed by the Millennium Development Goals, the National Development Plan and the new Ecuadorian Constitution (2008). The framework focuses on five main areas of cooperation, namely: 1. capacities, opportunities, livelihoods and life expectancy of the population; 2. production, employment, food sovereignty and welfare economic system; 3. environmental sustainability and risk management; 4. state reform, participation, justice and human rights; and 5. development, peace and north border integration. Furthermore, framework concentrates on the promotion of human rights, gender equality and intercultural environment.
The plan aims to consolidate ecotourism as a way to foster economic...
The plan aims to consolidate ecotourism as a way to foster economic development in Ecuador. It underlines the potential of the country for a diversified, sustainable, competitive and secure touristic sector; and it aims to guarantee good governance in the management of natural resources, the development of infrastructures and innovation, the provision of services, the establishment of a modern and reliable judicial system, and the assurance of safe and high-quality touristic destinations.
The plan envisages a range of policies aiming to improve the well-being...
The plan envisages a range of policies aiming to improve the well-being of people and to reduce poverty; it openly criticizes previous development policies inspired by the Washington Consensus and it focuses more on equal opportunity, access to social services, freedom, human rights, and democratic participation. It outlines eight main strategies and twelve objectives, aiming to foster domestic development, inclusion, competitiveness, employment, sovereignty, production diversification, rural development and integration, environmental sustainability, good governance, economic democracy and human rights.
The plan provides an overview of the current situation of the telecommunications...
The plan provides an overview of the current situation of the telecommunications sector in Ecuador, with particular focus on phone and internet coverage, and it outlines strategic objectives in order to create a modern and dynamic regulation scheme and build an efficient, effective and equitable communication sector, capable of fostering economic growth and improving people's quality of life.
Information Communication Technology
Information Communication Technology
The plan pursues five main objectives: 1) to provide a strategic framework...
The plan pursues five main objectives: 1) to provide a strategic framework for economic and social development, pooling together different national actors in order to guarantee governability and build social justice, equality and competitiveness development; 2) to design strategies and policies based on a shared long-term, socially legitimate vision of the country; 3) to consolidate the experiences of land management carried out so far, in order to gather and strengthen consensus; 4) to improve the coordination of public policies; and 5) to ensure an efficient and equitable allocation of public resources. In order to achieve these objectives, the plan outlines a strategic framework rotating around three main thematic axes: economic and productive transformation; social transformation and human development; sovereignty, security and integration.
The plan analyses the potential for bird-watching in Ecuador. It points out...
The plan analyses the potential for bird-watching in Ecuador. It points out the main needs for bird-watching development and it outlines the current situation for the sector in the country. Finally, it envisages a long-term strategy aiming to position Ecuador as the first destination in Latin America for bird-watching and one of the most important in the world. It aims to ensure the safeguard of natural heritage and the development of tourism, and it focuses on five main strategic components: 1) marketing promotion; 2) sites development; 3) management and preservation; 4) public participation; 5) security.
Firstly, the strategy outlines a conceptual framework for ecotourism, providing a definition...
Firstly, the strategy outlines a conceptual framework for ecotourism, providing a definition of the sector and its role in ensuring sustainable development. Hence, it analyses the current situation of the ecotourism sector in Ecuador, identifying its main aspects, weaknesses, opportunities and potential. The strategy envisages transforming Ecuador into a recognized destination for ecotourism, which features various products to offer, with a good communication network and high quality services. In order to pursue this vision, it outlines four strategic objectives: 1) to promote management and conservation of natural areas for ecotourism; 2) to develop a sustainable and efficient management of ecotourism and its associated forms; 3) to develop the image and the identity of Ecuador and a variety of touristic products and other associated forms; 4) to promote and commercialize the components and products associated to ecotourism as defined in the strategy.