Apr 2017
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund; Japan International Cooperation Agency
This report describes some innovative financing products for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and entrepreneurs, with a special focus on “micro investment crowdfunding,” in Japan where a…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund; Japan International Cooperation Agency
This document complements “Empathy Driven Funding: New frontier of financing small businesses,” presenting three cases where micro investment crowdfunding platform has been employed by local…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund; Japan International Cooperation Agency
This annex complements “Empathy Driven Funding: New frontier of financing small businesses,” providing detailed information on non-financial additionalities, fee structures, regulatory framework and…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert; de Carvalho, Ilona Szabó; Alvarado, Nathalie; Marmolejo, Lina; Wang, Ruddy
Cities are where the policy and practice of citizen security are determined. Although national and subnational strategies are essential to scaling-up crime prevention, cities are where they are put…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert; de Carvalho, Ilona Szabó; Alvarado, Nathalie; Marmolejo, Lina; Wang, Ruddy
Las ciudades son el lugar donde se definen la política y la práctica de la seguridad ciudadana. Si bien las estrategias nacionales y subnacionales son fundamentales para la prevención de los delitos…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Lew, Sebastian; Madriz, Mayra; Uniman, David; Westermark, Ewa; Ye, Qianqian; Jones, Tyler; Terraza, Horacio; Taddia, Alejandro Pablo; Ríos Flores, Ramiro Alberto
Esta guía se propone brindar un instrumento de conocimientopráctico y accesible que ayude a las ciudades y a sus habitantes a promover
mejores condiciones para la movilidad en bicicleta. El…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Oxford Economics; British Council; Organization of American States
The aim of this research is to assess and demonstrate the economic contribution and potential of the creative and cultural industries in the countries of the Americas and 10 benchmark countries. This…