National Human Development Plan
The Nicaraguan Government’s Plan which aims to create conditions in order to facilitate the full realization of Nicaraguans in a sovereign and independent country, together with other countries in the region. The Plan focuses on economic growth through increased work and reducing poverty and inequality, with macroeconomic stability, with sovereignty, security and integration for the benefit of Nicaraguan families.
Key concepts of the Plan:
- Human Development: The concept of human development is expressed through increasing opportunities and capacities of individuals, ensuring effective respect of their rights and freedoms. In this sense, from a social perspective, human development is much more than the formation of "capabilities" through improvements in health or education, it also entails the provision and ensuring opportunities, from the State, that are necessary not only in order to guarantee survival and life but also for the effective exercise of freedoms for the full realization of human beings. This is a fundamental approach of the Model for Development of Citizen Power.
- Education and Literacy: The Government of Reconciliation and National Unity, sees education as the cornerstone for development of the country, anticipating that it will contribute not only to reducing poverty and creating opportunities for sustainable development through academic training, technical, scientific and technological of the population, but also guarantee the right to education for everyone, as well as knowledge and understanding of all their rights and how to rescue and defend them.
- Training and Education: Vocational training is one of the key factors in order to increase labor productivity of the workforce, incorporating technological innovation to add value to production and thus strengthen the economy, especially through the economic reactivation of micro, small and medium production.
|Date||2012 - 2016|
The PNDH aims to create conditions that facilitate the full realization of Nicaraguans in a sovereign and independent country, in conjunction with the Central American, Caribbean and Latin American fellow countries.
It is structured through twelve guidelines, whose purpose is to meet the needs of the productive and social transformation of the country:
The target population is divided according to the various programs coordinated under this Plan, considering that its potential population is the entire Nicaraguan population.