lunes, 7 de agosto de 2017/Author: FOMIN/Number of views (3854)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Four countries where spotting birds is protecting biodiversity and increasing incomes

Four countries where spotting birds is protecting biodiversity and increasing incomes

Nestled among towering volcanoes, Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan is often described as one of the world’s most beautiful lakes. Four of the Central American region’s seven biomes meet in the Atitlan region, making it a biodiversity hotspot and a natural “gas station” for migrating birds. But here, as elsewhere in the developing world, a lack of economic opportunities often drives local residents toward activities that devalue local ecosystems for biodiversity and for the people who rely on them for resources. 

lunes, 24 de julio de 2017/Author: FOMIN/Number of views (3730)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Can supply chains gain competitive advantages by becoming more climate resilient?

Can supply chains gain competitive advantages by becoming more climate resilient?

Blog by Maribel Hernandez, Senior Consultant at Acclimatise, and Svante Persson, Coordinator, PROADAPT/IDB

How can businesses, large and small, make their supply chains more climate resilient and simultaneously become more profitable? Almost any supply chain, but particularly those that are dependent on natural resources, will experience the impacts of a changing climate in all its parts. A recent study by Acclimatise for the IDB’s PROADAPT program, shows that assessing climate change risks and their effects helps businesses better understand their supply chains and strengthen their resilience, and in that process, give them a competitive advantage in the market.

lunes, 17 de julio de 2017/Author: FOMIN/Number of views (4356)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Starbucks announces initiative to support young farmers and female co-ops launched with USAID and the MIF

Starbucks announces initiative to support young farmers and female co-ops launched with USAID and the MIF

“By partnering with organisations like USAID and IDB, as well as the Colombian government and the FNC, we can be even more intentional about ensuring that young men and women get more advanced technology and financial assistance to create a future for their families for generations to come.
viernes, 14 de julio de 2017/Author: FOMIN/Number of views (4543)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Oxfam-FOMIN/BID fomentaron el ahorro comunitario de mujeres rurales en el Salvador

Oxfam-FOMIN/BID fomentaron el ahorro comunitario de mujeres rurales en el Salvador

Oxfam y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), a través del Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones (FOMIN) presentaron este día los resultados del Proyecto Ahorro Comunitario de Mujeres, un modelo de inclusión financiera para mujeres rurales, quienes tradicionalmente son excluidas del sistema financiero formal por razones de género, dispersión geográfica, montos bajos de créditos solicitados y la carencia de respaldo o garantías de financiación.

Oxfam y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), a través del Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones (FOMIN) presentaron este día los resultados del Proyecto Ahorro Comunitario de Mujeres, un modelo de inclusión financiera para mujeres rurales, quienes tradicionalmente son excluidas del sistema financiero formal por razones de género, dispersión geográfica, montos bajos de créditos solicitados y la carencia de respaldo o garantías de financiación.
miércoles, 31 de mayo de 2017/Author: FOMIN/Number of views (4827)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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