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
Traditional credit screening approaches are based on qualifications that many low-income applicants do not have: credit histories, collateral, and verifiable income streams. What if these applicants could be assessed differently? … [Read more...] about Does Access to Credit Make People Better or Worse Off?
Exposed to phenomena such as El Niño, agribusinesses in Latin America and the Caribbean require protection by the financial system. One tool for this is the financial resiliency clause, developed to address the reality of climate change and the challenge posed by different natural disasters. … [Read more...] about A Lifesaver for Agribusiness: the Financial Resiliency Clause