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Ecuador, a country profile

Deborah Webb

Ecuador, a country profile

by Deborah Webb

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Ecuador
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    • Disaster relief -- Ecuador -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Ecuador -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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      Statementprepared for the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, Bureau for Private and Development Cooperation, Agency for International Development, Department of State by Evaluation Technologies, Inc., under contract AID/SOD/PDC-C-0283 ; [researched and written by Deborah Webb].
      ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development. Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance., Evaluation Technologies, Inc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3709.5 .W4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 61 p. ;
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3921659M
      LC Control Number81603020

      Overview: In Ecuador was the number 59 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 70 in total exports, the number 72 in total imports, and the number most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).In , Ecuador exported $B and imported $B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$M. Ecuador Personality Profile. Global and Regional Maps. Country Maps. Ecuador Personality Profile. Population (est.): 15,, Respondents: 10, Respondents from Ecuador are likely to be: Our regional and country personality profiles are based on .

      Ecuador is a country in South America bordered by Colombia, Peru, and the Pacific Ocean. The country also includes the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific west of the mainland. Ecuador has a tropical and mountainous terrain and hosts the highest active volcano in the world.   Ecuador: Country Profile Country Report | 23 Feb Ecuador's economy will slow in A rise in oil prices and a pick-up in both crude and crude-related output help the economy. Private consumption will see steady growth. Exports, however, will slow sharply.

        FILE - In this Ap file photo, Ecuador’s former President Abdala Bucaram leaves the Foreign Ministery in Panama City, where he sought political asylum after fleeing his country . Country Profiles FAO Members Gateway Low-Income Food-Deficit countries. Get involved. Partnerships Work with us Ask FAO FAO on social media Invest. Countries > Ecuador; share. mail. live_help. Visit country Website chevron_right. FAO priorities. News. Publications. SEE ALL PUBLICATIONS chevron_right.


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A view of the capital of Ecuador - San Francisco de Quito or Quito for short - which is the country's second most populous city (after Guayaquil) and one of the highest capitals in South America. It is also the headquarters of the Union of South American Nations.

Quito's old city has been declared a world heritage site. Ecuador country profile. 14 October Share this with Facebook; Traditionally a farming country, Ecuador's economy was transformed after the s by the growth of.

Get this from a library. Ecuador, a country profile. [Deborah Webb; United States. Agency for International Development. Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance.; Evaluation Technologies, Inc.]. A country profile book country profiles Environmental health. Estimates on the use of water sources and sanitation facilities (WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme).

Ecuador is located in the western corner at the top of the South American continent. View Images. Sea lions take it easy on a beach in Ecuador.

Photograph by Annie Griffiths Belt Continue Reading. BBC News - Country Profile. This profile contains facts, information on political leaders and media as well as a chronology of key events. Language: English. CIA World Fact Book - Country Profile. This profile contains information on history, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.

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Many rural Ecuadorans feed their families with the produce from their own farms; production of these subsistence crops, including corn (maize), potatoes, beans, and cassava (manioc), is important but not accurately reflected in official figures.

Country Profiles This section contains information resources from the IDB and other institutions, such as documents, economic indicators, projects, articles, regarding of the member countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.

They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives. Select a country, territory or international organisation from the menus below. Vía a Nayón y Av. Simón Bolívar, Ekopark, Torre 4, Piso 2 Quito, Ecuador Telephone: + 2 Facsimile: + 2 [email protected] Country Office web.

Ecuador is unusual among Latin American countries in having two major centres of population and commerce, the vibrant port city of Guayaquil acting as a counterbalance to the capital, Quito, located in the Andean highlands in the north-central part of the country.

Ecuador’s diverse landscape – including the Amazon, beautiful beaches, mountain forests, the Galapagos Islands and spectacular volcanoes – as well as its diverse population and politics, make for a country that is never less than interesting. Reconsider travel to Ecuador due to COVID Exercise increased caution in Ecuador due to crime.

Read the Department of State’s COVID page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Ecuador due to COVID   Ecuador’s largest export to the United States, the country’s top trade partner.

With the reduction in crude oil price sinceEcuador’s earnings have fallen after years of strong growth. Former President Rafael Correa (), a leftist populist leader, was elected and reelected over a decade, bringing stability to Ecuador.

Books set in Ecuador: [Galápagos, The Old Man Who Read Love Stories, Queer, The Queen of Water, Bolívar: American Liberator, Huasipungo, Flo. Ecuador is substantially dependent on its petroleum resources, which accounted for about a third of the country's export earnings in Remittances from overseas Ecuadorian are also important.

In /, Ecuador's economy suffered from a banking crisis that lead to some reforms, including adoption of the US dollar as legal tender. Ecuador has a national police force that is overseen by the Interior Ministry, which is the primary institution dedicated to fighting organized crime in the country.

Ecuador’s national police is one of the most professional and trusted law enforcement institutions in Latin America, but corruption scandals have grown in recent years. Ecuador The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor. Country Profile: Ecuador. Ecuador is located in South America. If you look at a map, it’s the bulge at the top left-hand corner of the continent.

Its name comes from the equatorial line that runs through it. Ecuador’s flag is yellow, blue, and red, and with the of the coat of arms in the center of the flag. The flag looks very similar to. - Spanish led by Francisco Pizarro land on Ecuadoran coast en route to Peru, where they defeat the Incas.

- Spanish conquer Ecuador, which becomes part of the Spanish Vice-royalty of Peru. - Ecuadoran middle class begins to push for independence. - Antonio Jose de Sucre, a follower of pro-independence Simon Bolivar, defeats Spanish royalists at the battle of .A virtual guide to Ecuador, a republic in northwestern South America.

The country is bordered by the Pacific Ocean in west, by Colombia in north and by Peru in south east and south and it shares maritime borders with Costa Rica. Ecuador covers an area ofkm², compared, it is somewhat smaller than Italy (, km²) or slightly smaller than the U.S.

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