Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Zúñiga, Jimena
Capital flows have been the subject of acute policy concern since the Brady plan launched the emerging markets bond asset class. Their massive volume, coupled with their volatile and procyclical…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Cruces, Juan José
This paper measures the flow of funds into the real estate sector for the city of Buenos Aires since 1992 and compares it to traditional savings instruments. For each dollar that went into the city…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Kim, Seung Keon; Jeong, Woo Soo; Park, Joon Ah
One of the world's poorest countries following the devastation of the Korean War, the Republic of Korea is now the world's fifth largest trading partner and a major manufacturer of…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Shapira, Philip; Youtie, Jan; Cox, Debbie; Uyarra, Elvira; Gök, Abullah; Rogers, Juan; Downing, Chris
This technical note analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs. Technology extension services comprise varied forms of assistance provided…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
This paper presents the impact evaluation of CRIAR program, implemented in rural areas in Bolivia. The objective of CRIAR is to increase smallholders' agricultural income and food security…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
Este documento presenta la evaluación de impacto del programa CRIAR, implementado en áreas rurales de Bolivia. El objetivo del CRIAR es incrementar los ingresos agropecuarios y la seguridad…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Suding, Paul Hugo
This technical note presents orientation for project teams and clients on how to reconcile the financing of chemical plants with climate change objectives. In lieu of minimum performance criteria, it…
May 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report is intended to encourage and reinforce the efforts of policymakers and industry stakeholders throughout the region to accelerate broadband deployment. The report has two primary aims. The…
May 2012
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.
This paper examines the role of contracting institutions on the insertion of developing countries in international production networks and particularly on the prospects of LAC to source goods beyond…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Fundación Chile; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento presenta el caso exitoso de implementación de la integración de sistemas solares en Faenadora Entre Montes. Esta empresa, mediante los aportes del BID-FOMIN - a través del "…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Fundación Chile; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento presenta el caso exitoso de implementación de un sistema de recuperación de calor en Frutícola Dosal. Esta empresa, mediante los aportes del BID-FOMIN - a través del "Programa de…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Fundación Chile; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento presenta el caso exitoso de la gestión energética en la planta de procesamiento de salmón congelado Hueñocoihue Ltda. La empresa, mediante los aportes del BID-FOMIN - a través del…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Lora, Eduardo
Este documento forma parte del curso La Realidad Macroeconómica: Una Introducción a los Problemas y Políticas del Crecimiento y la Estabilidad en América Latina. El presente módulo tiene por…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Jamaica, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Jamaica's National Aid for Trade Strategy, Partnerships towards Sustained Economic Growth and Development through Trade, was prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade with…
May 2011
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Un Techo Para Mi País
This brochure presents the exhibit "Design with the Base of the Pyramid" supported by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Opportunities for the Majority Sector (OMJ) of the Inter…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Proyecto de Apoyo a la Transición Competitiva Agroalimentaria en la República Dominicana (PATCA) resultó ser un esfuerzo importante para mejorar los servicios de asistencia técnica y de adopción…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Strand, Kyle; Busch, Joseph A.; Martinez, Aline; Mokate, Karen Marie
This presentation - given at Taxonomy Boot Camp 2010 - reports on the effort to integrate, merge and map the Bank's existing vocabularies to provide a common way to consistently classify…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Jaitman, Laura
TRAZAR program (from traceability in English) is a very successful example of the application of ICT methods in rural areas to increase the efficiency and potentialities of small/medium-scale cattle…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Jaitman, Laura
En el presente documento se analiza el programa TRAZ.AR que tuvo lugar en la Provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina entre 2004 y 2006. El programa tuvo como principales beneficiarios a productores rurales…