Fiscal policies against climate change can help create 15 million jobs by 2030
Fiscal policies focused on green growth can increase resilience to climate change and create new economic opportunities that generate more and better jobs.
The region could grow by more than 4% this year. A more positive scenario foresees 5.2% growth, but more pessimistic assumptions estimate only 0.8% growth. Explore the IDB's new Macroeconomic Report to parse the numbers and learn what the region can do to bounce back stronger.
To build resilience against external shocks and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Caribbean countries must advance key fiscal and financial reforms that range from stronger tax and pensions systems to improved debt and financial management.
Regional analysis of policies for a sustained recovery in the medium and long term, focusing on productive policies, social policies and macro-fiscal policies.
The coronavirus is changing the way people access education and training opportunities. The IDB has created the #Movingonline initiative, supporting the transition from face-to-face to online training.
A training program at a correctional facility in The Bahamas adapts to overcome the constraints imposed by COVID-19, supporting inmates in their future reintegration into society.
In Curitiba, in southern Brazil, an ambitious project to improve urban mobility centers on gender perspective and the inclusion of people with disabilities to revamp public transportation for all.
Can a chicken be a first step towards food security? This project used poultry farming to address the malnutrition that plagues the Chortí people of Guatemala, generating a sustainable source of food, income and community learning.