Registro abierto para PPPAmericas, la principal conferencia regional sobre Asociaciones Público-Privadas

PPPAmericas se realizará entre los días 14 y16 de febrero de 2013 en Cartagena, Colombia

martes, 27 de noviembre de 2012/Author: Georg Neumann/Number of views (6554)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Where innovation pays off: Helping low-income Haitians access environmentally-friendly energy products

In April 2011, the MIF approved a pilot project to improve low-income Haitians’ access to environmentally-friendly electricity by using remittances to buy sustainable energy products. The project, “Remittances as a source of end-user finance for sustainable energy”, is the result of a partnership with Arc Finance, the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, the Basel Agency for Sustainable Development (BASE), and FoodExpress/SogeXpress, companies based in the US and Haiti. The project is testing an innovative remittance transfer model, where the clients use remittances to buy energy products: members of the Haitian diaspora living in the US can directly purchase low-cost and energy-efficient products to send to Haiti, with SogeXpress, the local Haitian partner, delivering the products in Haiti, also directly benefiting from capacity building and strengthening of the business model. This is a model that has not yet been tested anywhere else in the world, and is a path breaking initiative. The MIF has clear added value in this project given its great knowledge of remittances and access foci on climate change, energy access, payments and transfers, and Haiti.

lunes, 19 de noviembre de 2012/Author: Nara Meli/Number of views (16093)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Encuesta: 77% de los bancos en América Latina y Caribe planean aumentar créditos a las PyMEs

Nueva edición de la encuesta del Grupo BID-Felaban indica fuerte confianza en el segmento PyMEs, mayores inversiones y préstamos a más largo plazo.

lunes, 19 de noviembre de 2012/Author: Claudia Moreno/Number of views (5923)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Como ser emprendedor… y no morir en el intento



Con motivo de la semana del emprendedor me gustaría destacar ocho puntos clave para emprender con éxito. Os propongo lo siguiente, yo empiezo con estos ocho puntos y vosotros vais añadiendo aquellos que por vuestra experiencia os parezcan clave para emprender con éxito. 
viernes, 16 de noviembre de 2012/Author: Marta-Patricia Aparicio/Number of views (7035)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
jueves, 15 de noviembre de 2012/Author: Claudia Moreno/Number of views (6326)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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