Creating regulatory frameworks, opening doors to dialogue and a flexible attitude toward change are key factors for generating development in Fintechs for Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about What kind of support from the public sector do Fintechs need?
To progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, multilateral development banks help mitigate risk and pave the way for other investors to enter new markets. … [Read more...] about Mobilizing private finance towards development
I landed on Monday, September 3rd, 2018, at the Port-au-Prince international airport in Haiti, completing a milestone that had begun on June 16th, 2004, in my native Costa Rica: visiting each of the 26 borrowing member countries of the IDB Group, promoting the development of Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about Five considerations for understanding the importance of the manufacturing sector
Over two years ago citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, a decision which has been playing out on the global stage ever since . While the Brexit referendum unleashed a wave of uncertainty that seems to be growing as negotiations continue, other public votes such as the referendum to expand the Panama Canal, have had the opposite effect. … [Read more...] about Unleashing certainty: The catalytic effects of the Panama Canal expansion
There is a renewed interest for Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the water and sanitation (W&S) sector in the Latin American and Caribbean Region, proof being their increased number. … [Read more...] about Better PPPs: Are today’s PPP models more sustainable?