The Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion is a wealth of information on Latin America and the Caribbean. It is also an insightful road-map for smart decision-making in the year ahead. … [Read more...] about Global Microscope 2019: What Can Decision Makers Learn From It?
Every year, over 1 billion tons of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. Given its position at the consumption end of the food value chain, the tourism sector is a strategic industry to fight this problem. … [Read more...] about Why Should the Tourism Sector Care About Food Waste?
With the evolution of agro-industry, competing pressures, opportunities, and new challenges arise leading to a reformulation of the sector’s bases and forms. … [Read more...] about What Imminent Opportunities and Challenges Does Our Region’s Agro-industry Present?
The emergence of thematic bonds and their significance for the region have highlighted the importance of strengthening credibility and standardization when disclosing the results of financed projects. … [Read more...] about Transparency is the Key for Thematic Bonds’ Success
Fintech solutions and digital banking services offer a unique opportunity to serve previously underbanked individuals and SMEs. Though most commercial banks are adopting these solutions, there is an opportunity to deepen the collaboration with Fintech firms in order to close financial inclusion gaps in the region, while promoting responsible finance practices. … [Read more...] about Fintech Solutions as a Vehicle to Expand Financial Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean