Inspiration is found in many places

by Maritza Vela

Just before the holidays I went to London and had tea with the Prince of Wales. Yes, it’s true! The Prince is a great advocate for youth entrepreneurship, and founder of Youth Business International, a global network of programs that offer training, mentoring and access to capital to young people who want to start and grow businesses of their own. The MIF has partnered with YBI in Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago, helping more than 1500 young entrepreneurs realize their dream, and generating employment for more than 3,000 people.
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4 ways to move forward with handicrafts in Haiti

Back in June, we gave you a taste of what MIF was cooking in the artisan sector in Haiti. Six months ago, we were in the very early stages of defining what it is we wanted to do in the project. Since then, we worked hard, in consultation with the Artisan Business Network, a team of high-level consultants, and feedback from the artisans themselves, to build an initiative that would have an impact on artisans’ incomes and improve their links to the value chain. So, what is the main problem Haitian artisans face?

jueves, 10 de enero de 2013/Author: Nara Meli/Number of views (16843)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Los 10 posts más populares sobre el desarrollo del sector privado en 2012

Para cerrar el 2012, me gustaría compartir con ustedes algunos posts destacados del nuevo blog del FOMIN que lanzamos en Mayo. Comenzamos el blog con el objetivo de abrir una conversación entre los expertos del FOMIN y todos los interesados en encontrar soluciones innovadoras que apoyen el desarrollo de pequeñas empresas, agricultores, y emprendedores en América Latina y el Caribe.

jueves, 27 de diciembre de 2012/Author: Georg Neumann/Number of views (5855)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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TOP 10 posts on private sector development in 2012

Just before the year comes to an end, I would like to share with you some highlights from the new MIF blog, launched in May. We have started this blog to open a conversation between MIF experts and all others interested in finding innovative solutions to support the development of small businesses, farmers, and entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

jueves, 27 de diciembre de 2012/Author: Georg Neumann/Number of views (4995)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2012: A Year at the MIF

As the Multilateral Investment Fund prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2013, General Manager Nancy Lee reviews some of the MIF’s 2012 highlights, from ambitious new initiatives to informative events and publications.

El Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones se prepara para celebrar su 20 aniversario en 2013. En este contexto, Nancy Lee, Gerente General del FOMIN, discute lo más destacado de este año dentro de la organización y comparte en esta entrada de blog desde nuevas iniciativas hasta eventos y publicaciones de alto impacto que marcaron nuestro trabajo en el 2012.

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