¡Startup Fintech sé parte del mayor estudio de la industria Fintech en América Latina!

Por Guest

En mayo de 2017 el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y Finnovista publicamos el informe Fintech: Innovaciones que no sabías que eran de América Latina y el Caribe, donde identificamos a 703 emprendimientos Fintech en 15 países latinoamericanos y presentamos importantes descubrimientos sobre estado actual del sector en la región.

Creating sustainable agribusiness for St Lucia

Por FOMIN

The island of St. Lucia, located in the Windward island chain of the Caribbean, has traditionally depended heavily on bananas production as a driver of exports and GDP. However, the combination of loss of access to preferential EU markets and an accelerated impact of climate change, specifically increased temperatures and changes in rainfall patterns, has resulted in a significant decline in the island’s agricultural sector and fish catch, negatively impacting both livelihoods of rural populations and heightening exposure to food security issues. To enhance the productivity and sustainability of livelihoods in local agro production, particularly in the context of climate change, two parallel but inter-related changes are needed.

Innovative weather index insurance help small growers in Paraguay mitigate climate risk

Por Guest

Map of Paraguay showing estimated values of the index on January 28, 2018. Areas with green colors indicate wetter soils while yellow to red colors indicate regions where crops are subjected to some degree of water stress.

What’s your network effect?

Por Guest

By Cesar Buenadicha, Galia Nurko and Miguel Aldaz*

Businesses are one of the key pieces that build a society’s ecosystem and, as such, are increasingly being called to take on more purpose-driven projects that address society’s most pressing problems.

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

Por Dieter Wittkowski

Did you ever wonder where your avocado and quinoa come from? Quite possibly from small-holder farmers in the Peruvian Andes. Although these delicious foods eventually make it to your store’s shelves in the US, Europe, Asia, and elsewhere in the Americas, producing, harvesting and exporting them is getting more complicated all the time due to the effects of climate change.

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