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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August 24, 2016

Nuestros socios y beneficiarios cuentan cómo nuestros proyectos están ayudándolos a mejorar sus vidas y las de sus comunidades en toda América Latina y el Caribe. Conoce más de nuestro trabajo con #caficultores en Centroamérica; #recicladores en Colombia; e #inversores, #emprendedores y #trabajadores en una start-up argentina.

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Aug 17, 2016

Derisking Threatens Caribbean Banking Sector and Trade


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Aug 11, 2016

By walking together youth can go farther

Francisco Larra Bujalance

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Aug 9, 2016

Progresa Capital: Pioneering Venture Capital in Colombia

Yuri Soares

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Aug 9, 2016

Indigenous Peoples & the Private Sector: Partners in Advancing Rights and Well-Being

Ana Grigera

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Aug 8, 2016

Making each transfer count – How Bancolombia helps transnational households save and invest

Lukas Keller

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Aug 2, 2016

Venture Capital: Driving Economic Growth

Yuri Soares

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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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