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): Batarce, Marco; Muñoz, Juan Carlos; Ortúzar, Juan de Dios; Raveau, Sebastian; Mojica, Carlos; Ríos Flores, Ramiro Alberto
Passenger crowding is one of the main problems in Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems. This document presents an analysis and valuation of passenger crowding in two Latin American BRT systems. First,…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Vega, Henry
Exporting fresh flowers is one of very few successful efforts by producers in low-income countries to compete in international markets of high-value agricultural goods. While this success results…