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 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel
Energy liberalization is commonly measured by the level of market competitiveness and price reductions. This review applies an alternative method, market power, to give a sense of firms’ pricing…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
What do we know about the effects of improved access to electricity? Does the research tell a unified story? To answer these questions, this brief examines 50 impact evaluation studies, focusing on…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
This paper examines three intrinsic underlying variables affecting the provision of rural electricity services: household income, household location and a country's relative wealth in terms of…
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…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Dufey, Annie;Marzolf, Natacha C.;Ceppi, Pablo
Este informe de política evalúa los principales instrumentos (mecanismos de regulación e incentivos) destinados a promover las energías renovables en Chile y que se hicieron obligatorios para que el…