Four out of ten Latin Americans and Caribbeans live in food insecurity, that is, they lack regular access to food. The pandemic, and the war in Ukraine, have sharply pushed back already poor malnutrition rates. Transforming agrifood systems will be the main strategy for ensuring food security in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). However, the planning of our cities can play … [Read more...] about World Hunger Day: How and why should we integrate urban agriculture into city planning?
KIUDA: Korea-IDB collaborative knowledge exchange to improve lives in Latin America
Knowledge sharing and collaborative activities are powerful tools for addressing shared challenges. Today's challenges are too complex for organizations to tackle alone. That is why, over the years, the IDB has engaged in collaborations with the public and private sector to work toward a clear goal: improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). These types of … [Read more...] about KIUDA: Korea-IDB collaborative knowledge exchange to improve lives in Latin America
International Workers’ Day: How to reduce employment discrimination ?
More than 20% of Latin Americans and Caribbeans feel they are discriminated against. Unfortunately, this is not just a perception; discrimination is an invisible reality and has a lot to do with purchasing power and place of residence. Last year, on the occasion of International Workers' Day, we published an article showing how the IDB had found that people living in vulnerable … [Read more...] about International Workers’ Day: How to reduce employment discrimination ?
Have you ever been discriminated against?
You will probably have felt unfairly treated at some point, feeling that you were not given the same benefits or opportunities as the people around you. This situation increases if, in addition, you belong to a vulnerable group or minority, either because of your ethnicity, nationality, gender, place of residence, sexual condition or physical/mental capacity, among … [Read more...] about Have you ever been discriminated against?
IDB Mayors Forum: How to finance the sustainable development of cities?
Our region is the most urbanized in the developing world, concentrating close to 6.4% of the global population. Eight out of every ten people in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) live in cities, and data indicate that the urban population will continue to grow in the coming decades, reaching 85% by 2050. This means that municipal governments must prepare to respond to the … [Read more...] about IDB Mayors Forum: How to finance the sustainable development of cities?