Collaboration between Sweden and the Public Universities of Nicaragua
Edgardo Moreno , Thomas Alvetag
The current document evaluate if the support to four universities (UNAN-León, UNAN-Managua, UNA and UNI) in Nicaragua has reached the general objectives of the reserach cooperation between Sweden and Nicaragua. It analyze and describe the past achievements in the cooperation, number of students enrolled, general progress and number of graduated MSc and Ph.D. students, and assess to what extent the support has contributed to viable research environments. It describes the main areas for current research and the relevance of current research to the development of the country in light of the aim to reduce poverty. It analyze the present situation of resources for research at the participating universities.