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
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…
May 2007
Author(s): Moss-Solomon, James
This presentation was part of the "Opportunities for the Majority in the Caribbean", IDB Seminar, held in Jamaica in 2007. It calls for increased opportunities for sustainable growth,…
May 2007
Author(s): Campos, Heliana Kátia Tavares
This presentation deals with the "Hunger Zero" program, a strategy put forward by the Ministry of Social Development and Hunger Combat in Brazil. The document focuses on coverage and extent…
Apr 2004
Author(s): Darling, Arthur H.;Beato, Paulina
The Bank is receiving an increasing number of requests from state and municipal governments to finance publicly owned convention centers. This paper suggests that few of these projects will bring the…