Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Large numbers of Nicaraguans have moved to urban areas over the past thirty years, building rough houses in spontaneous neighborhoods that lack roads, water, sanitation and energy. Nicaragua's…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In most cultures around the world, municipal markets are popular places for starting up small businesses. An entrepreneur can set up a stall with very low overhead costs, and sell anything from food…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Throughout Latin America low-income neighborhoods have difficulty in paving city streets. Municipalities are typically short of funds, and many informal urban settlements have not yet been properly…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En toda América Latina a los barrios de bajos ingresos se les dificulta pavimentar sus calles. Las municipalidades típicamente tienen escasos fondos, y muchos asentamientos urbanos informales todavía…