Air conditioning and refrigeration are essential, but contribute significantly to climate change. To address this, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is launching a new program to unlock…

Alzbeta Klein, William Sonneborn |

The average net benefit of investing US$1 in more resilient infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries is US$4.

Haris Sanahuja, Mirtha Escobar, Alonso Brenes |

Only a few months ago, mentioning the words discrimination and racism was taboo in many topics of the public agenda.

Seynabou Sakho |

Although women's mobility patterns are different from men's, the design of public transport systems hardly ever reflects that reality. How can we turn this around and create transit…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Irene Portabales González, Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Giselle Marie Bello |

As countries grapple with the impact of COVID-19, policy makers are seeking effective, balanced solutions to address both public health and economic recovery challenges.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

We do know that Afro-descendants have many of the preconditions that make them more vulnerable to the virus—high prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, obesity -  added to poor access…

Anna Wellenstein, Maria González de Asis, German Freire |

In the face of COVID-19, how can we protect mass transit and build momentum for sustainable urban mobility?

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Irene Portabales González, Lorena Sierra Valdivieso, Ignacio Sánchez D’Ocon |

Successful cable car projects in Latin America are a vital reference for proper management and implementation of this infrastructure in the region and the world

Lorena Sierra Valdivieso, Irene Portabales González, Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

We can dream about the future we want and take action to make it happen. This is the most important challenge lying ahead for Latin America and the Caribbean: to create our region’s future with a…

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo |

While the coronavirus can affect anyone, we know it impacts some groups disproportionately because of existing disparities based on gender, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, or…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Giselle Marie Bello |