Aug 2018
Author(s): Hanauer, Merlin
Protected areas are fundamental to reaching the goals laid out as a part of the recent Sustainable Development Goals. Recognition of the importance of protected areas from policy makers,…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Blackman, Allen
Rapid deforestation remains a pressing problem in much of the global South and has severe environmental and socioeconomic consequences. Policies aimed at addressing this problem have historically…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Tamayo, Cesar; Malagón, Jonathan; Granda, Catalina; Hamann, Franz; Rey, Marcela; Ruiz, Carlos; Lacouture, Daniel; Borrero, Simón; Camacho, Adriana; Hofstetter, Marc; Estrada, Dairo; Zamora, Paula; Cardona, Lina; Medina, Carlos; Núñez, Jairo; Ávila, Raúl; Rodríguez, Jissel; Arango, Carlos Alberto; Zárate, Héctor; Suárez, Nicolás; Montoya, Germán; Rodríguez, Nicolás; Borja, Walden
¿Cuáles son las consecuencias de la exclusión financiera que persiste en Colombia? ¿Cuáles iniciativas -públicas y privadas- han tenido mayor éxito en la promoción del acceso y uso de servicios…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Galizia, Federico
This essay takes a non-mainstream approach to small business finance and investment, with a particular focus on Europe. We advocate for greater use of external equity finance to support investment in…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio; Piza, Caio
Interventions designed to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are popular among policy makers, given the role SMEs play in job creation around the world. Business support interventions in low…
May 2016
Author(s): Quiroga, Ricardo; Perazza, Maria Claudia; Corderi, David; Banerjee, Onil; Cotta, Jamie; Watkins, Graham George; López Sancho, José Luis
This work is divided in three parts. The first is an assessment of thepresent state of performance in the management of the environment and the natural capital of the region. This section will…
May 2016
Author(s): Quiroga, Ricardo; Perazza, Maria Claudia; Corderi, David; Banerjee, Onil; Cotta, Jamie; Watkins, Graham George; López Sancho, José Luis
Este trabajo se divide en tres partes, además de esta introducción. En primerlugar se presenta un diagnóstico sobre el estado actual del desempeño de la gestión ambiental y del capital natural de la…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
Los factores climáticos afectan la incidencia de las enfermedades transmitidas por vectores, indirectamente o directamente. Los eventos climáticos extremos también pueden afectar la incidencia de…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Atkinson, Rachel; Canfield, Eloise; Corrales, Denis; Dixon, John A.; Factor, Seth; Hardner, Jared J.; Hausman, Heidi; Hawken, Iona; Huppman, Reed; Josse, Carmen; Langstroth, Robert; Pilla, Ernani; Quintero, Juan David; Radford, Greg; Rees, Colin; Rice, Dick; Villalba, Alberto
The purpose of this document is to provide clients-borrowers, project sponsors, and executing agencies-of the Inter-American Development Bank with guidance, in accord with Bank safeguard policies, to…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Reymondin, Louis; Coca, Alejandro; Arango, David; Jarvis, Andy; Navarrete, Carolina; Suding, Paul Hugo; Watkins, Graham George
Deforestation as one of the potential indirect impacts of infrastructure development has increasingly become an important issue in the development community. While questions concerning the drivers…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
El sector agrícola paraguayo emplea directa o indirectamente a casi una cuarta parte de la población, aporta una quinta parte del PIB y da cuenta de tres cuartas partes de las exportaciones. No…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
The agricultural sector has long been the foundation of the Paraguayan economy. The sector directly or indirectly employs nearly a quarter of the population, contributes a fifthof GDP, and accounts…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Women-owned small and micro enterprises at the base of the pyramid (BOP) account for nearly 20 percent of businesses in Paraguay, yet they generally cannot access credit because they lack…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Las micro y pequeñas empresas en cabeza de mujeres de la BDP constituyen casi el 20% de las empresas en Paraguay, pero generalmente no tienen acceso a crédito pues no pueden probar su capacidad de…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Grupo Electroban SAECA (Electroban) is a Paraguayan retail company that commercializes appliances and home products in base of the pyramid (BOP) segments of the population in the country. The company…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Grupo Electroban SAECA (Electroban) es una compañía minorista paraguaya que comercializa electrodomésticos y productos para el hogar en segmentos de la base de la pirámide (BDP) de la población del…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG) is the development bank of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. BDMG will offer the new credit product "Acredita" or "Believe" to…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG) es el banco de desarrollo del estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil. BDMG ofrecerá el nuevo producto crediticio «Acredita» o «Believe» para microempresas…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Financiera Edyficar S.A. is a financial institution established by CARE Peru in 1997 with the mission of providing access and financial services to low-income individuals, especially microenterprise…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Financiera Edyficar S.A. es una institución financiera establecida por CARE Perú en 1997 con la misión de proporcionar servicios financieros a los individuos de bajos ingresos, particularmente…