Assessment of Development Results - Ecuador

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This report on Ecuador’s Assessment of Development Results (ADR) focuses on the following three thematic areas: fostering democratic governance; achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and reducing poverty under a human development perspective; and ensuring environmental sustainability. Reflecting on the characteristics of Ecuador’s economic history, its current juncture and prospects, the ADR examined the past with a forward-looking perspective.



National context

The Republic of Ecuador covers 276,840 square kilometres and shares borders with Colombia and Peru. Its physical geography consists of three continental regions: the highland or sierra region, the lowland Amazon region, and the Pacific coastal region in addition to the Galapagos archipelago. Ecuador is among the 17 countries in the world with the highest levels of biodiversity.


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