Oct 2015
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
Many independent countries in the Caribbean have large stocks of migrantsabroad who send remittances to relatives in the homeland. Most Caribbean
migrants reside in four principal host or…
Aug 2013
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Rodríguez Pueblita, José Carlos
El presente documento realiza un análisis de las finanzas públicas de los estados en México y, en particular, de sus obligaciones financieras. Se describe el marco institucional e histórico de las…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Coon, Jeremy; Campion, Anita; Wenner, Mark D.
Agricultural value chain financing (VCF) is an emerging phenomenon in the region but it is not well studied. Historically, small- and medium-sized famers experience problems accessing formal finance…
May 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on coordination failures, apply game theory to coordination issues within selected rural development projects in order to develop a set of…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Falconi, César; Pfaumann, Peter; Mateo, Nicolás; González, Rocío; Palma, Alejandra; Nascimento, José Rente; Wenner, Mark D.; Kyburz, María Eugenia
Esta edición del Informe Rural contiene siete artículos: La influenza aviar y el sector avícola de América Latina, Biocombustibles y oportunidades para el desarrollo rural, Enfoques sectoriales…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
The purpose of this paper is to provide Bank staff interested in agricultural yield insurance market development, public officials responsible for financial market policy formulation and supervision…
Sep 2003
Author(s): Østergard-Dahl, Tom; Moore, David; Ramirez, Vanessa; Wenner, Mark D.; Bonde, Ane
The purpose of this paper is to identify best practices in the design and implementation of community-driven rural development (CDRD) projects in Central America with special emphasis on Nicaragua.…
Sep 2003
Author(s): Dahl-Østergard, Tom; Moore, David; Ramirez, Vanessa; Wenner, Mark D.; Bonde, Ane
El objetivo de este documento es identificar las prácticas más adecuadas para el diseño e implementación de proyectos de desarrollo de autogestión comunitaria en Centroamérica, con especial énfasis…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
This paper reviews the Bank's lending experience in rural finance and extracts the lessons learned from that experience. It is based on a review of project documents, evaluation reports, and…
Nov 2000
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Quirós, Rodolfo
El propósito de este documento es analizar un programa que emite tarjetas de crédito a proveedores de insumos agrícolas y a productores rurales en Costa Rica, y determinar si el programa es viable…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Iglesias, Augusto; Vittas, Dimitri; Stone, Bernel; Cho, Yoon Je; Staking, Kim B.; Shibata, Tsutomu; Kruse, Douglas; Vives, Antonio; Allen, Franklin; Montenegro, Armando; Santomero, Anthony
This book contains a selection of the major presentations from the conference: "Policy-Based Finance and Alternatives for Financial Market Development" held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in…