The Multilateral Investment Fund is the 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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September 29, 2016

Hoy, muchas innovaciones llegan en forma de nuevas apps, que facilitan un producto o mejoran un servicio financiero, como dividir el importe de un regalo o enviar dinero a un amigo. Sin embargo, todavía hay pocas innovaciones pensadas para los más de 230 millones de inmigrantes que hay en el mundo. Si bien es cierto que existen Transferwise o Xoom, hay pocas innovaciones que no estén relacionadas directamente con las remesas. ¿Conoces alguna? Lee nuestro análisis #fintech http://bit.ly/2ds1680

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Sep 28, 2016

Latin American Migrants in Spain: Fintech innovations are not enough

Fermín Vivanco

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Sep 22, 2016

What makes an economy orange?

FOMIN

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Sep 22, 2016

What makes an economy green?

FOMIN

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Sep 22, 2016

What makes an economy blue?

FOMIN

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Sep 21, 2016

Alianza multisectoriales: aprendiendo a mirar el mundo a través de los ojos de los otros

Francisco Larra Bujalance

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Sep 20, 2016

When it comes to Brazil, look past the headlines

Susana Garcia-Robles

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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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