Knowledge Management Projects

Regulations for the Microfinance Sector in the Caribbean

Caribbean micro-entrepreneurs as well as small businesses find it difficult to access financing on favorable terms, which limits their ability to grow and develop, which in turn, has a negative impact on the private sector in the region. This project focuses on issues and activities to strengthen the micro-finance institutions (MFIs) in the region under …

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Support to the Fifth Americas Competitiveness Forum

The project provided 8 studies to lead panel discussion sessions at the Americas Competitiveness Forum in 2011 in the Dominican Republic. The studies were: Renewable Energy: Best Practices in Promotion and Use for Latin America and the Caribbean Strategic Analysis of Competitiveness and Innovation in the Tourism and Telecommunications Industries Innovation in Services: The Hard …

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Impact Investment in the Caribbean

Impact Investing is an emerging industry which entails investors actively placing capital in businesses and funds that generate social and/or environmental goods and at least return nominal principal to the investor. This project partnered with the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) to examine the existing impact investment activities in Barbados, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica …

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Identifying Sustainable Agricultural Initiatives in the Caribbean

This project partners with the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund to study sustainable agriculture in Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, The Bahamas and Trinidad and& Tobago. It examines current developments in sustainable agriculture in this country, analyses specific challenges, and identifies opportunities, taking into consideration trade liberalization, food safety, quality and security, rising food prices, the …

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Agen Judi Domino99 Online Terpercaya Di Internet

Halo teman judi online, kepada peluang yg indah ini kami bakal sedikit share menyangkut berita agen judi domino99 online paling aman di internet, butuh kamu ketahui bahwa ada tidak sedikit sekali agen judi domino99 baik yg mampu diakui ataupun tak dapat diakui atau biasa dinamakan bersama agen judi online domino99 abal-abal, ada tidak sedikit argumen …

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Strengthening Investment Attraction in Antigua and Barbuda

This project is to rationalize and strengthen investment promotion in Antigua and Barbuda. The activities undertaken in the project will help to prioritize the niche economic sectors for development in Antigua and Barbuda where a comparative advantage may exist, and strengthen the institutional architecture for investment promotion in the country. With clear objectives, a sound …

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Measuring Competiveness for Private Sector Development in the Caribbean

This project gathers essential data on the competitiveness of Caribbean businesses. It paid for the inclusion of all 15 countries in the World Bank’s Enterprise Surveys (2011) which revealed some of the top challenges faced by firms in the region. The project is subsequently developing and applying innovation surveys to these firms in order to …

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Technological Innovation for the Competitiveness of the Tourism Sector

This study is to generate knowledge on global and regional trends and innovations that are transforming the tourism sector, with an emphasis on ICT-based innovations. The project identifies and analyzes innovative uses of ICT in the tourism sector. Prioritized topics are the following: i) in the field of tourism public management, creation of intelligent and …

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