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…
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…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Aubert, Cécile; Laffont, Jean-Jacques; Serra, Pablo; Bondorevsky, Diego; Petrecolla, Diego; García, Alfredo; Beato, Paulina; Wood, David; Tomiak, Richard; Millán, Jaime; Fuente, Carmen; Cisnal de Ugarte, Salomé; Fernández-Ordóñez, Miguel A.
During the last decade, Latin American countries have brought about important reforms in infrastructure services based both on private sector participation for enhancing internal efficiency and…