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…
May 2005
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Chong, Alberto E.; Strong, John S.; Guasch, José Luis; Benavides, Juan; Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI); Harris, Stephen; Cohen, Remy; Percoco, Marco
La Serie de Conferencias del BID sobre Infraestructura (2004) incluyó cuatro eventos que se celebraron en Madrid (22-23 de enero), Washington, D.C. (19-20 de febrero), Lima (27 de marzo, durante la…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Chong, Alberto E.; Strong, John S.; Guasch, José Luis; Benavides, Juan; Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI); Harris, Stephen; Cohen, Remy; Percoco, Marco
The 2004 IDB Infrastructure Conference Series included four major events that took place in Madrid (January 22-23), Washington, D.C. (February 19-20), Lima (March 27, during the Bank's Annual…