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 2019
Author(s): Sarni, Will
As part of Stockholm World Water Week 2018 (SWWW), the IDB organized, in coordination with several partners, a set of four sessions (“Eye on LAC”) in which the necessity, challenges, and…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Cathala, Corinne;Núñez, Anamaría;Rios, Ana R.
This policy brief examines these crises, explores successes and pitfalls in the response mechanisms, and extracts valuable lessons to assist decision makers in dealing with droughts, providing…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Cathala, Corinne;Núñez, Anamaría;Rios, Ana R.
El cambio climático está acelerando la frecuencia y gravedad de las sequías, generando desafíos tanto para los encargados de políticas como para la población a nivel mundial. Este informe de…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Cathala, Corinne;Núñez, Anamaría;Rios, Ana R.
A mudança climática está aumentando a frequência e intensidade das secas, o que impõe enormes desafios tanto para os formuladores de políticas como para os cidadãos em todo o mundo. Esta síntese de…
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…
May 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This strategy (GN-2232-5) was favorably considered by the Bank's Board of Directors on May 19, 2004.
Jul 2003
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The strategy document was favorably reviewed by the IDB Board of Executive Directors on July 23, 2003. The objective of this strategy is to establish the basic concepts that should guide Bank…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Freije, Samuel
The expansion of the informal sector in the last decades has been accompanied by a lack of almost every form of social protection and low-productivity/low-wage employment. This report summarizes the…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline
Labor intermediation services are used to improve the connection between job seeker and job. They aim not only to get job seekers more quickly into new jobs but also to make a better quality match,…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Fawcett, Caroline S.
This policy analysis looks at the economic relationships between sectors, where formal and informal sectors are intimately linked in terms of youth and adult workers, where skilled workers and their…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the status of training policies in Latin America, and to review some new approaches that are shaping the evolution of policies and institutions in the region.…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document surveys Bank lending operations designed to fight poverty and enhance social equity, with emphasis on recently approved projects with innovative components. It also surveys a broad…
Aug 1996
Author(s): Foster, Vivien
Given the importance of water and sanitation loans in the Bank's portfolio of infrastructure projects and the significance of the measures that are underway throughout the region, this…
Mar 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This strategy (GN-1883-5) was formally considered by the Board of Executive Directors and the management of the IDB on March 18, 1996.
Mar 1996
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este documento presenta los primeros elementos de una propuesta de objetivos y líneas de acción para los programas de modernización del Estado y de fortalecimiento de la sociedad civil, que el Banco…