The Multilateral Investment Fund is an innovation lab for the Inter-American Development Bank Group. It conducts high-risk experiments to test new models for engaging and inspiring the private sector to solve economic development problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. The MIF addresses poverty and vulnerability by focusing on emerging businesses and smallholder farmers with the capacity to grow and create economic opportunities. 

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December 1, 2016

¿Quiénes somos? y ¿Qué hacemos? Ve cómo el FOMIN ha logrado alto impacto experimentando con nuevos modelos de negocio (con acento #argentino). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkJuPjLD6M8&t=3s

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Nov 30, 2016

La economía colaborativa recibirá un nuevo impulso en Argentina

Anabella Palacios

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Nov 30, 2016

As remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean continue to grow, how do we ensure they benefit households in the long run?

Lukas Keller

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Nov 30, 2016

Ciudad Colonial de Santo Domingo, una ciudad viva

Natalia Laguyas

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Nov 29, 2016

Asociaciones público-privadas para mitigar la inequidad en la salud urbana

Miguel Angel Almeyda

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Nov 23, 2016

How women-led entrepreneurship can crush social and economic exclusion

Brigit Helms

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Nov 17, 2016

MIT Media Lab: Una mirada al futuro

Smeldy Ramirez

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Carbon finance in Mexican households

In the Valley of Mexico and in Northern Baja California, residential water fixtures are typically inefficient, using about 40% more water and 25% more energy than more modern, water-saving devices available on the market. The MIF partnered with Camino Sabio Azul to achieve economic savings for low-income residents through reduced water usage by implementing water- and energy-saving devices using financing from carbon credits.

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