Dec 2021
Author(s): Acevedo, Paloma;Vera, Felipe;Zambrano-Barragán, Patricio;Poskus, Mariana A.;Alonso Pastor, Luis;Azcona, Ginnette;Babio, Guadalupe;Bazzucchi, Fabio;Bettencourt, Luis M. A.;Beukes, Anni;Bhatt, Antra;Duharte, Juan Pablo;Fortuny, Guillem;Fraser, Arabella;Gaarder, Marie Moland;Iruretagoyena, Maitane;Izquierdo, Leticia;Kallergis, Achilles;Larson, Kent;Lloyd, Scott;Rathinam, Francis;Ratti, Carlo;Sevtsuk, Andrés;Thissen, Paul;Wainer, Laura Sara
La falta de datos en las áreas informales de las ciudades es una gran limitación para la gestión de políticas públicas, afectando a todos los ámbitos de la gestión, desde la capacidad de hacer un…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Donovan, Michael G.;McHardy, Pauline
Despite the large number of social housing programs in the Caribbean, little is known about their outcomes and the factors underlying evolution of housing policy. This report reviews the…
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…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Brakarz, José;Jaitman, Laura
This technical note analyzes the methodologies used to evaluate neighborhood upgrading programs, describes their results, and suggests approaches for future evaluations. Local and central governments…
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…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo;Medellín, Nadin
This paper discusses the evolution of housing conditions in urban areas of Latin America and the Caribbean from 1995 to 2006 based on data from household surveys done in 18 countries that comprise 95…
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…
Sep 2009
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The year 2008 represents an important historical milestone. For the first time, over half of the world's population 3.3 billion people live in urban areas. This significant increase in urban…
Sep 2009
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Las áreas centrales de una ciudad contienen una mezcla de problemas y oportunidades. Permiten a sus residentes y empresas la opción de vivir y producir cerca de sus trabajos y mercados, y ofrecen a…
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…
May 1996
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Commission on Human Settlements;United Nations;Inter American Development Bank
The report presents a regional synopsis on the state of urban management in Latin America and the Caribbean for participants of the Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II)…
May 1996
Author(s): Comisión Latinoamericana y del Caribe sobre Asentamientos Humanos‏;Organización de las Naciones Unidas;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El informe presenta una visión regional sobre la ciudad y la gestión urbana en América Latina y el Caribe a los participantes de la Segunda Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Asentamientos…