May 2022
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos;Pareja, Adrián
This paper presents a protocol to manage decentralized access and use of Permissioned Public Blockchain Networks using Ethereum technology as the underlying protocol. It proposes a solution to avoid…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Blackman, Allen;Hoffmann, Bridget
Ambient air pollution is a leading cause of death in developing countries. In theory, using smartphone apps, text messages, and other personal information and communication technologies to…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Blackman, Allen;Hoffmann, Bridget
La contaminación atmosférica es una de las principales causas de muerte en los países en desarrollo. En teoría, el uso de información personal y tecnologías de comunicación para difundir información…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Blackman, Allen;Bonilla, Jorge Alexander;Villalobos, Laura
In cities around the world, Covid-19 lockdowns have improved outdoor air quality, in some cases dramatically. Even if only temporary, these improvements could have longer-lasting effects on policy by…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos;Cerón, Sergio
This framework is a set of recommendations for the development of Self Sovereign Identity based solutions which can be applied in both public and private implementations. It covers decentralized…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos
Over the past decade, different blockchain technologies have contributed to the creation of thousands of blockchain networks which have hosted thousands of proofs of concepts and pilots, with…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos;López León, Diego;Cerón, Sergio;Leal Batista, Antonio;Pareja, Adrián;Da Silva, Marcelo;Pardo, Alejandro;Jones, Duncan;Worrall, David;Merriman, Ben;Gilmore, John;Kitchener, Nick;Venegas-Andraca, Salvador E.
This paper describes the work carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank, the IDB Lab, LACChain, Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC), and Tecnológico de Monterrey to identify and eliminate…
May 2021
Author(s): Cárdenas, Mauricio;Bonilla, Juan Pablo;Brusa, Federico
This work is aimed at nontraditional climate policy actors such as the finance and planning ministries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The objective is to provide a glimpse into the existing,…
May 2021
Author(s): Cárdenas, Mauricio;Bonilla, Juan Pablo;Brusa, Federico
Este trabajo está dirigido a tomadores de decisión no tradicionales del área de la política pública climática como es el caso de los ministerios de finanzas y planificación de América Latina y el…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Blackman, Allen;Hoffmann, Bridget
Until a vaccine is widely available, face masks and other nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) will continue to be the frontline defense against Covid-19 in developing countries. But their…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos;Leal Batista, Antonio
This document describes the proof-of-concept (PoC) developed by the Inter-American Development Bank, the IDB Lab, LACChain, Citi Innovation Labs, and ioBuilders to demonstrate cross-border payments…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Colina Unda, Vanessa
How many times have you heard the term "human-centered design"? How about "human-centered technology"? These terms are often used interchangeably in conversations involving…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Colina Unda, Vanessa
¿Cuántas veces has escuchado el término "diseño centrado en personas"? ¿Qué tal "tecnología centrada en personas"? Estos términos se utilizan a menudo de manera intercambiable en…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Blackman, Allen;Villalobos, Laura
Un conjunto creciente de investigadores y responsables de política pública sostienen, de manera un tanto contraintuitiva, que la extracción regulada de madera puede ayudar a conservar los bosques en…
Jan 2021
Author(s): Ardila, Juan;Arieira, Julia;Bauch, Simone;Bezerra, Tathiana;Blackman, Allen;David, Olivia;Finegan, Bryan;Nascimento, Nathália;Nepstad, Daniel;Nobre, Carlos A.;Rajão, Raoni;Robalino, Juan;Sohngen, Brent L.;Stickler, Claudia;Vargas, Rafael;Warren, Matt
This monograph presents expert assessments of four different facets of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) forests at the start of the 2020s. In Chapter 1, Dan Nepstad and coauthors distill lessons…
Jan 2021
Author(s): Ardila, Juan;Arieira, Julia;Bauch, Simone;Bezerra, Tathiana;Blackman, Allen;David, Olivia;Finegan, Bryan;Nascimento, Nathália;Nepstad, Daniel;Nobre, Carlos A.;Rajão, Raoni;Robalino, Juan;Sohngen, Brent L.;Stickler, Claudia;Vargas, Rafael;Warren, Matt
Esta monografía presenta un análisis experto de cuatro facetas distintas de los bosques de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) al inicio de la década de 2020. En el Capítulo 1, Dan Nepstad y coautores…
Jan 2021
Author(s): Ardila, Juan;Arieira, Julia;Bauch, Simone;Bezerra, Tathiana;Blackman, Allen;David, Olivia;Finegan, Bryan;Nascimento, Nathália;Nepstad, Daniel;Nobre, Carlos A.;Rajão, Raoni;Robalino, Juan;Sohngen, Brent L.;Stickler, Claudia;Vargas, Rafael;Warren, Matt
Esta monografia apresenta quatro avaliações de especialistas que abordam diferentes facetas das florestas da América Latina e do Caribe (ALC) na década de 2020. No Capítulo 1, Dan Nepstad e coautores…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Chomczyk, Andrés
Esta publicación se enmarca en el contexto del Proyecto DIDI, que tiene como objetivo la consolidación de una identidad digital auto soberana a través de blockchain para los habitantes de barrios…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Cerrato, Ignacio;D'Agostino, Marcelo;Galdon Clavell, Gemma;Pombo, Cristina;Tejerina, Luis
El rastreo de contactos es el proceso de detectar, evaluar y decidir qué hacer con las personas que se han visto expuestas a una determinada enfermedad contagiosa con el fin de evitar que la…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana;Stein, Ernesto H.
Los países de América Latina y el Caribe deben continuar aprendiendo a convivir con la COVID-19. Es por eso que el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo lanza una serie de informes periódicos sobre…