The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) is an innovation laboratory for the Inter-American Development Bank Group that engages the private sector and inspires it to solve development problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. The MIF identifies, supports and pilots new solutions to development challenges that create opportunities for poor and vulnerable populations in the region. In addition to working with the private sector, the MIF strategically collaborates with the public sector.

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Dec 7, 2017

Avocado and quinoa in the Andes: small farmers exporting and improving resilience to climate change

Dieter Wittkowski

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Transporte de insumos y muestras médicas mediante el uso de drones: resultados preliminares

Smeldy Ramirez

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Early Lessons Learned in SIINC Pay-for-Success Projects

Dieter Wittkowski

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Decisor Crea: un paso al futuro

Ana Castillo Leska

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La bola de cristal de los empleos del futuro

Elena Heredero Rodriguez

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Las vacas y la infraestructura para su bienestar

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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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