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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January 19, 2017

¿De qué se trata la economía azul?

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Jan 19, 2017

Claves del éxito para mujeres emprendedoras


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Jan 18, 2017

Multi-stakeholder alliances: learning to see the world through the eyes of the others

Francisco Larra Bujalance

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Jan 6, 2017

Argentina se suma a la Iniciativa Regional de Reciclaje Inclusivo

Estrella Peinado-Vara

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Jan 3, 2017

Getting Smart at the Sandpit

Brigit Helms

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Jan 3, 2017

The Social Impact Incentives instrument boosts social entrepreneurs’ profitability once the impact performance is achieved: simple, flexible and entrepreneurial

Laura Fernandez

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Dec 28, 2016

El desafío de una agricultura climáticamente inteligente en el Chaco Paraguayo

Ana Castillo Leska

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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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