The region needs to accelerate the pace of economic growth, reduce inequality and improve governance

Humberto López |

With climate change, extreme events are expected to be the “new normal” for many small island developing states. It will take coordination and action from multiple stakeholders to effectively…

Joaquin Toro, Kerri Cox |

Los resultados de PISA 2018 destacan la crisis de aprendizajes que vive América Latina y sugieren que mejorar los aprendizajes con un ángulo de equidad siguen siendo los desafíos más grandes que…

Emanuela Di Gropello, Maria Jose Vargas, Monica Yanez-Pagans |

One of the most important prerequisites to the economic transformation of a country is reliable electricity supply. Reliable electricity is underpinned by a power sector that is financially…

Zainab Usman |

Forested land provides a wide variety of benefits: they regulate water flows, sequester carbon, and harbor biodiversity. But farm communities receive few of these benefits.

Stefano Pagiola |

The 2017 Hurricane season was the most devastating season on record in terms of cost. For many, it was a stark reminder of how the entire economy of a small nation can be wiped out in a few hours…

Christelle Chapoy, Mariana Ceratti, Brune Andre |

It is well established in the economic literature that it’s the rich who benefit from the lion’s share of energy subsidies. Yet, it is often the poor and vulnerable who protest loudly against…

Guillermo Beylis, Barbara Cunha |

Ecuador is paying more and more attention to data collection and disaster risk management across sectors​. The Cruz-Castro Family searching for their belongings after the 2016 earthquake in…

Diana Rubiano |

The knowledge acquired in Brazil in a South-South Exchange mission in 2015 is helping India in its clean energy journey

Igor Carneiro |