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
Historically, Latin America has invested 2% to 3% of regional gross domestic product (GDP) per year in infrastructure, even though it should reach at least 5% to meet the region’s needs. This difference creates a gap so large that can only be reduced with both private and public investments participation. What progress has been made to close this gap? Colombia and Chile are … [Read more...] about New ways to increase infrastructure investment
The irruption of new players in the global commodities trade, greater consolidation of the multinationals, and the effects of climate change are forcing agricultural producers in Latin America and the Caribbean to rethink their strategies for minimizing risks and maximizing results on a sustainable basis. Realities and opportunities Although the research and development … [Read more...] about Unity is strength
There are many stories about the origins of chess. To me, the most colorful is about a king in India who was given a new game consisting of two armies and 64 squares, to overcome the loss of a son in the battlefield. The king was so delighted with this new game that he offered to give the inventor anything he wished for as compensation: “Give me one grain of rice for the first … [Read more...] about Latin America needs more broadband to capitalize on the data explosion