Nov 2015
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben;Inter American Development Bank
Over the last few years the topic of "stranded assets" created by environment-related risk factors, including physical climate change impacts and societal responses to climate change, has…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En los últimos años, el tema de los activos abandonados o en desuso ("stranded assets") como consecuencia de factores de riesgo relacionados con el medioambiente, entre ellos los impactos…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Yu, Bok-Keun;Miller, Sebastián J.;Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo;Yoon, Sang Won;Ludeña, Carlos E.
Relevant and appropriate indicators for vulnerability at both the local levels are significant for effective adaptation to climate change. The paper reviews the literature of these indicators, and…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;World Bank;International Finance Corporation;European Investment Bank;European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;Asian Development Bank;African Development Bank
The Joint Report on MDB Climate Finance captures a particular context of activities that Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) carry out in developing and emerging economies. The context is built on…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
An estimated 42 percent of homes in Costa Rica are in need of repair, expansion, or some other improvement, and nearly a quarter ofthose deficient dwellings are so dilapidated as to represent an…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Se estima que el 42% de los hogares en Costa Rica necesitan reparaciones, ampliaciones u otro tipo de mejoras y que casi la cuarta parte de esas viviendas en estado deficiente están tan deterioradas…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
More than two-thirds of BOP Salvadorian homeowners lack access to financing to finish construction, make repairs, connect to basic services, or formalize their tenure. Many live in unhealthy and…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Más de dos tercios de los propietarios de vivienda en El Salvador que viven en casas con necesidad de reparación carecen de acceso a financiamiento para concluir la construcción, efectuar mejoras,…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Microenterprises and small businesses account for more than 90 percent of companies and jobs in Ecuador, yet these entrepreneurs have little access to credit or financial services. Only about 12…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Aunque las micro y pequeñas empresas representan más del 90% de las empresas en Ecuador, estos empresarios tienen un reducido acceso a servicios financieros. Apenas un 12% del crédito formal se…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Almost 90 percent of adult Colombians have never had access to credit from a formal financial institution. Public employees like police officers, teachers, soldiers, and clerks encounter difficulties…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
A pesar de los esfuerzos del gobierno, el 33 por ciento de los colombianos mayores de 18 años aún no tiene acceso al crédito formal. Incluso alos empleados públicos formales como policías, maestros y…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Established more than 50 years ago, Procesadora Nacional de Alimentos, C.A., or Pronaca, is Ecuador's largest food processing company. Pronaca's operations include the production,…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Establecida más de 50 años atrás, Procesadora Nacional de Alimentos, CA, o Pronaca, es la compañía de procesamiento de comida más grande de Ecuador. Las operaciones de Pronaca incluyen la producción…