Leer blogpost en Español By Suzi Sosa, Co-Founder and CEO of Verb A development project in Zambia wants to improve family planning and contraception use among young girls. This is not an unusual development problem, and could be approached with many standardized solutions. But, what if we wanted better outcomes? At lower cost? How we would solve it then? Design … [Read more...] about How can design thinking promote innovation in development?
Leer a versión en español By Alyson Williams, Embedded Librarian Team Leader at the Felipe Herrera Library - IDB [message_box title="The IDB and Creative Commons" color="green"]You can access the press release on the topic here [/message_box] Recently, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) opened its knowledge by adopting Creative Commons (CC) licenses for all IDB … [Read more...] about The Inter-American Development Bank adopts Creative Commons
Leer versión en Español / Leia versão em Português By José Yitani, Learning and Knowledge Management Specialist at the Interamerican Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES) of the IDB The sustainability of cities in Latin America and the Caribbean is a highly relevant topic and represents a very complex challenge for the region. Through the Emerging and … [Read more...] about The IDB launches a new MOOC on Sustainable Cities
Leer artículo en español By Annette Hester, Project Coordinator, Energy Innovation Center Open knowledge is what open data becomes when it’s useful, usable and used.” (Open Knowledge Foundation) A few months ago, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Energy Innovation Center published a new online energy database that provides an entirely new way of understanding … [Read more...] about IDB opens data on energy matrix in Latin America and the Caribbean
Versión en español By Norma Palomino, Chief of Library Services at the Inter-American Development Bank As we mentioned in an earlier blogpost, 84% of the population of Latin America lives in municipalities that have open government data policies. As well as this, four nations in the region—Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico and Costa Rica—were among the 70 nations ranked for the … [Read more...] about The IDB will launch its Open Data Portal on development in Latin America and the Caribbean