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ECONOMIC PRODUCTIVITY AND EMPLOYMENT

Strategies to support SMEs and other companies impacted by the crisis with programs addressed at financial and short-term liquidity guarantees, foreign commerce, and productive development, as well as loans or safeguards for strategic value chains.  

MSME Financing Instruments in Latin America and the Caribbean During COVID-19

The micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are the most productive actors in the Latin American and Caribbean economies. Discover innovative initiatives to finance them in the face of COVID-19. Read more here.

Digitalization: A defense tool against the COVID-19 crisis and for sustainable development

Learn about the importance of digital infrastructure as a key pillar of the efforts of countries in Latin America to prevent, mitigate and overcome the current health crisis and for a sustainable development. Read more here (content in Spanish).

Factory problems: COVID-19, a black swan for value chains

The article presents how to make value chains more resilient for the development of new suppliers and the acceleration of digital transformation processes. Read the blog here.

Startups and young companies facing COVID-19: impacts and responses from the ecosystem

Find out to whom the entrepreneurs turn and what is happening to the ecosystem organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean in the face of the pandemic. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

Towards the digital transformation of public development banking in Latin America and the Caribbean

This publication summarizes lessons learned and good practices of digital transformation in the banking sector that can be applied to pubic development banks in the region to improve their operations during the pandemic. Read more here (content in Spanish).

The challenges of E-commerce for SMEs: Main keys in the digitization process

This study provides recommendations for SMEs, governments and trade organizations on policies to support the digitization of SMEs. Read more here (content in Spanish).

Innovation to exit the crisis and future growth: three lessons from the pandemic

The article presents the role of science, technology and innovation in recovering from the impacts of COVID-19 and what three strategic lessons emerge for future policies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

Responses to COVID-19 from the perspective of science, innovation and productive development

In this document, we present a series of reflections and guidelines of public policy on how science, innovation and productive development can generate the conditions for the exit of the crisis and lay the foundations for an economic reactivation in the region. Read more here (content in Spanish).

COVID-19: An opportunity for the digital transformation of SMEs?

We analyze some strategies and highlight the importance of digital diagnosis for SMEs, proposing a specific tool to support and accelerate the process of digital transformation in the face of the coronavirus crisis. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).

An innovation laboratory in times of coronavirus

This article explains how calls can be an agile work methodology to support innovation and the development of solutions to overcome the COVID-19 crisis. Read the blog here (content in Spanish).