Sep 2014
Author(s): Kayser, Olivier;Klarsfeld, Lucie;Brossard, Simon
Broadband has a potential impact on the base of the pyramid (BOP), a segment of the population previously excluded from markets, and which lacks access to quality goods and services. Broadband…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Some 360 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean -70 percent of the population- live on very low incomes and have not shared in the economic and social growth of the region. These people…
May 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;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…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Peru has one of the world's most sophisticated and effective systems of microfinance institutions in the world, serving many of the small businesses that constitute the economic lifeline for 70…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Perú posee uno de los sistemas microfinancieros más sofisticados y efectivos del mundo, atendiendo las necesidades de la mayoría de las pequeñas y micro empresas, que constituyen una fuente de…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Microenterprise and small business companies account for 59 percent of El Salvador's work force and 49 percent of the nation's gross domestic product. Yet the vast majority of these firms,…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Las microempresas y las pequeñas empresas representan el 59 por ciento de la fuerza laboral de El Salvador y el 49 por ciento de su producto bruto interno. Sin embargo, una amplia mayoría de esas…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The nongovernmental organization Global Partnerships is redefining microfinance. Moving beyond the concept of microloans as working capital, it aims to achieve greater impact in reducing poverty by…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La organización no gubernamental Global Partnerships está redefiniendo las microfinanzas. Con un concepto del microcrédito que supera el de proveer capital de trabajo, pretende tener mayor impacto en…
Mar 2008
Author(s): Netherlands Development Organization;Inter American Development Bank
The Private Sector Mapping Project takes a closer look at the current motives, strategies, incentives, obstacles, and benefits as perceived by firms to enter untapped majority markets.
Mar 2008
Author(s): Servicio Holandés de Cooperación al Desarrollo (SNV);Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Proyecto Mapeo del Sector Privado (MSP) constituye un esfuerzo inédito para recopilar información de primera mano de las personas que toman las decisiones en el sector privado y así comprender…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Fundación AVINA;World Resources Institute;Inter American Development Bank
This report compressed the results of a four-month initiative to identify unmet needs and market opportunities in Colombia, El Salvador, Brazil and Mexico, and present a potential private sector…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Resumen del estudio de mercado en seis ciudades del Perú (Lima Metropolitana, Arequipa, Trujillo, Huancayo, Cusco y Pucallpa), comisionado por el BID al Instituto Invertir, con el objeto de…
May 2007
Author(s): Budinich, Valeria
This presentation deals with the Full Economic Citizenship Initiative made by Ashoka, a global association of the world's leading social entrepreneurs. It presents the organization -men and…
May 2007
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document presents the Opportunity for the Majority Development Initiative, which was launched in June 2006. Under the Initiative, the IDB is working with the private sector and civil society to…