Feb 2022
Author(s): Hanson, Craig;Lipinski, Brian;Nichols-Vinueza, Alex;Antonioli, Virginia;Espinoza, Laura;Kenny, Samantha;Sturzenegger, Germán;Espinola, Natalia
Food loss and waste (FLW) is a challenge affecting the Latin American and Caribbean region economically, socially, and environmentally. In 2015, nations of the world agreed to halve rates of retail…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Hanson, Craig;Lipinski, Brian;Nichols-Vinueza, Alex;Antonioli, Virginia;Espinoza, Laura;Kenny, Samantha;Sturzenegger, Germán;Espinola, Natalia
La pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos (PDA) son retos que afectan a la región de América Latina y el Caribe de forma económica, social y ambiental. En 2015, las naciones del mundo acordaron…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Hanson, Craig;Lipinski, Brian;Nichols-Vinueza, Alex;Antonioli, Virginia;Espinoza, Laura;Kenny, Samantha;Pearson, Pete;Sturzenegger, Germán;Espinola, Natalia
The “Food Loss and Waste Country Progress Index” (“FLW Country Progress Index” or “the Index”) is designed to provide an objective assessment of the degree to which countries are taking steps toward…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Hanson, Craig;Lipinski, Brian;Nichols-Vinueza, Alex;Antonioli, Virginia;Espinoza, Laura;Kenny, Samantha;Pearson, Pete;Sturzenegger, Germán;Espinola, Natalia
El “índice sobre pérdida y desperdicio de alimentos” (“índice de PDA” o “el índice”) está diseñado para brindar una evaluación objetiva del grado en que los países están tomando medidas para reducir…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens global food supply chains in many ways. As workers are prevented to access fields and processing facilities, containment measures drive supply shocks, particularly in…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
La pandemia del coronavirus amenaza las cadenas globales de valor de alimentos a través de varios canales. Las medidas de contención generan shocks de oferta, particularmente en los sectores…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Wright, Allan;Grenade, Kari
Fiscal councils are among the most recent innovations in terms of the architecture of fiscal institutions. This paper provides an overview of the history and evolution of these institutions, research…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro;Malcolm, Xavier
The buildup of debt in Jamaica has been concurrent with the country's sloweconomic growth, and the issues are intertwined. High debt slows economic
growth, and slow economic growth makes…
May 2012
Author(s): Ter-Minassian, Teresa
This paper discusses Brazil's structural reforms since the 1990s and areas where work remains to be done. Reforms of the 1990s included the containment of inflation, the adoption of a…