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…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Navarro, Lucas
This paper uses administrative data from projects for which an application was made to CORFO's (Chile's main development agency) Seed Capital Program (SCP) during the 2008-12 period. This…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Sierra, Ricardo
In this policy brief, we review the laments of Caribbean businesspersons. We find that subjective perceptions are rooted in an objective reality. Businesspersons do not complain gratuitously.…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Hausmann, Ricardo;Klinger, Bailey
This paper applies new techniques and metrics to analyze Ecuador's past record of and future opportunities for structural transformation. Ecuador's export dynamics and the emergence of new…