Apr 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Clarke, Dillon; Pasha, Sukrishnalall
Most businesses in Guyana are small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs). SMEs are assumed to generate a significant share of employment and contribute to wealth creation. However, they operate in a…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon
Guyana is a country with abundant mineral wealth. Extractive industries, along with agriculture, drive the economy. Mining poses several inherent challenges due to its negative impact on the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Uyarra, Elvira; Moñux, Diego; Li, Yanchao; Esteban, Adrián; Rigby, John; Ospina, María José; Edler, Jakob
Public procurement accounts for a significant proportion of overall demand for goods and services. Thus, it could be a useful tool for fostering innovation and economic growth. While interest in the…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter American Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank; World Bank
In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (hereafter Rio+20), our eight institutions delivered the joint statement "Commitment to Sustainable Transport…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter American Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank; World Bank
1. In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, our eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) delivered a joint statement Commitment to Sustainable Transport (…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Staples, Brian Rankin
This presentation explores several mechanisms by which the barriers imposed by rules of origin may be reduced through effective trade facilitation efforts. Also discussed are the functional…
May 2007
Author(s): Alburquerque, Francisco; Tres, Joaquim
Jul 2006
Author(s): Alburquerque, Francisco
Da a conocer las diferencias acerca de los modelos de 'clusters' y de 'distritos industriales'. Asimismo, muestra los aspectos esenciales de los proyectos de integración…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Alburquerque, Francisco
Presentación sobre el crecimiento económico y desarrollo local. Da a conocer los tipos de innovaciones productivas y los componentes de una cadena productiva. Menciona algunas recomendaciones de…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Alburquerque, Francisco
Presentación que ofrece información sobre el desarrollo local, el cual no se limita exclusivamente al desarrollo económico local. Trata de un enfoque integrado en el cual deben considerarse…
Mar 2002
Author(s): Llorens, Juan Luis; Alburquerque, Francisco; del Castillo, Jaime
El estudio analiza seis iniciativas de interés en desarrollo económico local en América Latina (Córdoba en Argentina; Gran ABC de São Paulo y Banco del Nordeste en Brasil; Jalisco en México;…