Basic learning in Latin America and the Caribbean is facing its biggest crisis in a century. Around four out of every five primary school students may now fail to reach minimum knowledge levels,…

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo |

With the reduction in health budgets following the response to the COVID-19 crisis, Latin American and Caribbean countries must prioritize spending on high-yield resilience.

Jeremy Veillard, Cristian Herrera, Nicole Feune de Colombi |

Investments in human capital will be affected by climate change, and like every sector of the economy, the education sector will need to adjust. This blog analyses alternatives for adapting…

Patrick Behrer, Alaka Holla |

Learn about the challenges of using the available theory on gender-based violence prevention and putting it into practice in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Lorena Levano, Diana Moss, Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Giselle Marie Bello |

Let's reflect on what is still missing for people with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the path to continue #BreakingBarriers making the invisible, visible.

Maria González de Asis, Maria Elena García Mora |

College admission policies based on students’ high schools incentivize students to switch schools and affect the policy's effectiveness in increasing access to college for disadvantaged…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted employment in Latin American and Caribbean countries. Although labor markets in the region began to recover, employment levels and working conditions have…

Ana Rivadeneira, Sergio Olivieri, Trinidad Saavedra |

Certifying emissions in hydrogen production is a quality assurance measure that facilitates the development of the hydrogen industry and markets, not only for local consumption but also for export…

Janina Franco, Roberto Estevez, Silvia Carolina Lopez Rocha |

With about a third of the world’s water resources, Latin America has the highest water endowment per capita, nearly four times the global average. Even so, as many as 150 million people or about a…

Anna Wellenstein, Midori Makino |

Learn more about the potential of the sovereign green, social and sustainability bond market to mobilize private capital.

Farah Imrana Hussain, Helena Dill, Banu Turhan Kayaalp |