Jul 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Aid for Trade (AfT) seeks to support developing countries as they strengthen trade capacity and infrastructure. As the World Trade Organization’s main institutional counterpart for AfT in LAC, the…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The primary objective of this study is to synthesize lessons derived from rigorous impact evaluations (IEs) implemented in rural LAC to shed light on the effects of different types of private…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
El principal objetivo de este estudio es sintetizar las lecciones que se derivan de las rigurosas evaluaciones de impacto (EI) implementadas en el sector rural de ALC para dar luces acerca de los…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Mexico, presenting the case study of Echale a tu…
May 2016
Author(s): Sanjak, Jolyne; Donovan, Michael G.
Strengthening land governance is critically needed in Latin America and the Caribbean to protect the environment, achieve gender equality in land rights, expand the transparency of land records, and…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The aim of this note is to explain how potential impacts on cultural heritage should be addressed in the context of IDB projects. The note sets out basic steps for the management of cultural heritage…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El propósito de esta nota técnica es explicar cómo deberían abordarse los impactos potenciales sobre el patrimonio cultural en el contexto de los proyectos del BID. La nota establece los pasos…
May 2015
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Humpage, Sarah D.
Many families fail to vaccinate their children despite the supply of these services at no cost. This study tests whether personal reminders can increase demand for vaccination. A field experiment was…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB); World Bank (WB)
1. In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, our eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) delivered a joint statement Commitment to Sustainable Transport (…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
This publication takes stock of the efforts Haiti is making to transform several key sectors. Some are fundamental for economic growth; others are essential for improving its people's living…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
Cette publication présente les efforts déployés par Haiti pour transformer plusieurs secteurs clés. Certains sont fondamentaux pour la croissance économique, d'autres sont essentiels pour…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have seen an increase in the number of poor households in temporary urban settlements characterized by informal land tenure. That increase provides the context…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Schneider, Robert; Diewald, Christoph; Molina, Adriana
In LAC the principal sources of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions are land use change and agricultural activities, particularly cattle ranching (methane emissions) on converted land and natural…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Elson, Christina; Estrada-Belli, Francisco
The Maya in a Millennial Perspective looks at the deep history of the lowland Maya. It examines what the Maya thought about the world around them and how they crafted nature into a flourishing…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Elson, Christina; Estrada-Belli, Francisco
Los Mayas en una Perspectiva Milenaria presenta la larga historia de la cultura maya, tal y como tomó forma en las tierras bajas. Examina lo que los mayas pensaron acerca del mundo que los rodeaba y…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Henderson, Heath; Corral, Leonardo; Simning, Eric; Winters, Paul
Understanding land accumulation dynamics is relevant for policy makers interested in the economic effects of land inequality in developing country agriculture. We thus explore and simultaneously test…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Conroy, Hector; Ramos Piracoca, Johanna; Tang, Li; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
Este documento es el primero de seis informes detallados que acompañan la Evaluación Comparativa de los Proyectos de Regularización y Administración de Tierras llevada a cabo por la Oficina de…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Conroy, Hector; Ramos, Johanna; Tang, Li; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
Este documento es el segundo de seis informes detallados que acompañan la Evaluación Comparativa de los Proyectos de Regularización y Administración de Tierras llevada a cabo por la Oficina de…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Conroy, Hector; Ramos, Johanna; Tang, Li; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
Este documento es el tercero de seis informes detallados que acompañan la Evaluación Comparativa de los Proyectos de Regularización y Administración de Tierras llevada a cabo por la Oficina de…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Conroy, Hector; Ramos, Johanna; Tang, Li; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
Este documento es el cuarto de seis informes detallados que acompañan la Evaluación Comparativa de los Proyectos de Regularización y Administración de Tierras llevada a cabo por la Oficina de…