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February 9, 2016

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Feb 3, 2016

Productivity and financial inclusion: a response to the economic slowdown

Tomas Miller

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Feb 3, 2016

Lanzamiento de Transformando las relaciones de negocio: Negocios Inclusivos en América Latina

Estrella Peinado-Vara

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Feb 3, 2016

Early MIF Support Leads to IDB Investment

Dieter Wittkowski

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Feb 2, 2016

Reciclar y obtener algo a cambio


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Jan 28, 2016

What are the differences between social businesses in Asia and Latin America?

Yukari Shibuya

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Jan 27, 2016

Fighting malnutrition with education and food security among Panama’s indigenous population

Svante Persson

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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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