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Community Economic Organization Company
ADIESTRAR A FUNCIONARIONS DE LA CEO Y EMPRESAS COMUNITARIAS EN LOS CAMPOS DE CONTROL DE CALIDAD Y DISENO DE PRENDAS DE VESTIR Y MUEBLES DE MIMBRE Y PRESTAR ASISTENCIA TECNICA A LAS PRECOOPERATIVAS DE LA CEO CON EL FIN DE MEJORAR LA CALIDAD Y DISENO DE LOS PRODUCTOS FABRICADOS POR TALES PROYECTOS

Detalle del Proyecto

País

Jamaica

Número de Proyecto

JA-L1064

Fecha de aprobación

Agosto 1, 1980

Etapa del Proyecto

Cancelado

Tipo de Proyecto

Operación de Préstamo

Sector

AGRICULTURA Y DESARROLLO RURAL

Subsector

INVESTIGACIÓN E INNOVACIÓN AGROPECUARIAS

Instrumento de préstamo

Programa de Empresariado Social & Pequeños Proyectos

Código del instrumento de préstamo

SMP

Modalidad

-

Tipo de establecimiento

-

Categoría de Impacto Ambiental y Social

-

Costo Total

USD 500,000.00

Financiamiento de Contrapartida del País

USD 0.00

Cantidad

USD 500,000.00

Información Financiera
Número de Operación Tipo de préstamo Moneda de Referencia Fecha del informe Fecha de Firma del Contrato Fondo Instrumento Financiero
SP/SD-80-04-JA NSG USD - Franco suizo Swiss Technical Cooperation and Small Pr Financiamiento de proyectos pequeños
Número de Operación SP/SD-80-04-JA
  • Tipo de préstamo: NSG
  • Moneda de Referencia: USD - Franco suizo
  • Fecha del informe:
  • Fecha de Firma del Contrato:
  • Fondo: Swiss Technical Cooperation and Small Pr
  • Instrumento Financiero: Financiamiento de proyectos pequeños
Publications
Published 2023
Costos y beneficios de lograr la carbono-neutralidad en América Latina y el Caribe
¿Son el desarrollo y la descarbonización objetivos contradictorios o complementarios? En este informe, exploramos cómo América Latina y el Caribe pueden mejorar los resultados socioeconómicos y de desarrollo y al mismo tiempo alcanzar cero emisiones netas de gases de efecto invernadero para 2050. Específicamente, presentamos SiSePuede, un conjunto de herramientas de modelado de descarbonización de código abierto que evalúa los costos, beneficios y reducciones de emisiones en toda la economía. Descubrimos que maximizar las acciones podría lograr emisiones netas cero en la región antes de 2050 y 2,7 billones (millones de millones) de dólares netos en beneficios en comparación con el desarrollo más tradicional. Los beneficios incluyen enormes ahorros en costos de combustible; costos evitados por la reducción de la contaminación del aire, la congestión y los accidentes automovilísticos; y el valor de los servicios ecosistémicos de los bosques. Aunque hay muchos caminos hacia las emisiones netas cero, tres acciones son fundamentales: producir electricidad con energías renovables, electrificar el transporte y proteger y restaurar los bosques deteniendo la deforestación y cambiando los patrones de producción de alimentos. Las estrategias que abarcan a toda la economía y que implementan estas acciones a escala pueden reducir drásticamente las emisiones y generar enormes beneficios para la región, incluso en medio de profundas incertidumbres, con una mediana de 1 billón de dólares en beneficios netos en todos los escenarios. Estos beneficios se distribuyen de manera desigual entre sectores y actores y a lo largo del tiempo, por lo que lograrlos y garantizar una transición justa hacia cero emisiones netas requiere que los gobiernos superen importantes barreras financieras, regulatorias, de infraestructura y de otro tipo. Cada país debe adaptar su propia estrategia para abordar los objetivos de desarrollo y emisiones en función de las prioridades, capacidades, recursos y capacidad técnica locales. SiSePuede proporciona una base analítica sólida para respaldar estos esfuerzos.
Courses
Published 2024
Economia do Comportamento para Melhores Políticas Públicas
Prazo de inscrição: 27 de Agosto, 2024Nos últimos anos, cada vez mais governos e formuladores de políticas têm percebido que, para serem verdadeiramente bem-sucedidas, as políticas públicas devem considerar a forma como os indivíduos se comportam e tomam decisões. Com essa premissa, este curso se propõe a ensinar os conceitos fundamentais da economia do comportamento e como estes diferem da visão do modelo econômico tradicional. O curso também introduz ferramentas que podem ajudar a promover a tomada de melhores decisões e apresenta casos reais de intervenções em que esses “empurrões” foram usados para aprimorar as políticas públicas em países da América Latina e de outras partes do mundo.
Blogs
Published 2023
Headwinds facing the post-pandemic recovery in the Caribbean
After two tumultuous years, 2023 remains characterized by headwinds facing countries across the world. Our previous publications have highlighted the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 shock to economies across the Caribbean region, particularly given its extreme dependence on external demand for resources, tourism, and finance. Just as the pandemic’s effects began to dissipate in 2021,
Blogs
Published 2023
Riding the economic waves: Trinidad and Tobago’s navigation through the headwinds
While 2022 represented a year of recovery for the Caribbean, following drastic economic contractions for many economies in 2020, exogenous economic shocks derailed anticipated progress. High fuel prices spurred increases in transportation and electricity costs across the region, contributing to rising headline inflation. The most recent edition of the IDB’s Caribbean Economics Quarterly highlights the
Publications
Published 2022
Agricultural Productivity in El Salvador: A Preliminary Analysis
The need to enhance food security while reducing poverty along with the growing threat imposed by climate change clearly reveal that it is imperative to accelerate agricultural productivity growth. This paper estimates micro-level production models to identify the major factors that have contributed to productivity growth in El Salvador, including irrigation, purchased inputs, mechanization, technical assistance, and farm size, among others. The econometric framework adopted in this investigation is grounded on recent panel data stochastic production frontier methodologies. The results obtained from the estimation of these models are used to calculate Total Factor Productivity (TFP) change and to decompose such change into different factors, including technological progress, technical efficiency (TE), and economies of scale. The findings imply that efforts are needed to improve productivity in both technological progress and technical efficiency where the latter is a measurement of managerial performance. This in turn indicates that resources should be devoted to promoting the adoption and diffusion of improved technologies while enhancing managerial capabilities through agricultural extension.
Blogs
Published 2022
Digital Infrastructure’s Outsized Potential for the Caribbean
Our latest issue of the Caribbean Quarterly Economic Bulletin highlights new IDB research suggesting that many Latin American and Caribbean countries lag behind most advanced economies in digital and telecommunications infrastructure. Closing these gaps could yield dividends in productivity, employment, and growth—particularly for the six members of the IDB’s Caribbean Country Department (The Bahamas, Barbados,
Blogs
Published 2024
A Unique Opportunity at the IDB for Talented Research Assistants
The Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is seeking motivated, organized, and experienced research assistants to help produce data analysis of local economies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Research assistants participate in groundbreaking research in areas ranging from education and the environment to banking, finance, and political economy. They typically advance to
Publications
Published 2021
One Region, One Commitment: Towards Sustainable Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean
Em preparaçao para a próxima Confernecia da Biodiversidade da ONU (COP15) e a Conferencia sobre Mudança Climática da UNFCCC (COP26), o Grupo do BID organizou “Uma Regiao, Um Compromisso”, uma cúpula virtual para mostrar às regioes as múltiplas conquistas nas agendas de mudança climática e biodiversidade na América Latina América e Caribe. Ao longo de 3 dias foram realizadas 22 sessoes, nas quais os oradores discutiram as políticas climáticas avançadas que estao a ser promovidas por vários países, sublinharam que o papel do setor privado e da sociedade civil é indispensável e inadiável, destacaram a oportunidade única que agora temos para refletir sobre o tipo de recuperaçao que queremos para a regiao, e examinamos como harmonizar as metas de sustentabilidade com o crescimento economico em múltiplas frentes. Este documento fornece um breve resumo das principais liçoes da cúpula. Esperamos que também sirva como um guia para continuar aprendendo com o valioso conhecimento e experincia compartilhada durante este evento.
Publications
Published 2021
The Macro-Economic Effects of Hurricanes in The Bahamas: A Case Study Using Satellite Night Light Luminosity
This paper analyses the macroeconomic effects of Hurricanes Joaquin (2015), Matthew (2016), Irma (2017), and Dorian (2019) across different islands in The Bahamas. The methodology used, based on Zegarra et al. (2020), uses historical night light intensity data between 2015 and 2019 and monthly GDP. The analysis is complemented by a breakdown of the direct and indirect costs by island that compiles the information in the four Damages and Losses Assessments conducted by the Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean and the Inter-American Development Bank. The results suggest, first, that the year-to-year nominal growth rate in The Bahamas decreased during the month and quarter of each hurricane event, but that there was no contraction of the countrys growth rate in the year of the event. However, all islands showed a significant contraction in GDP after the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, which overlapped with the effects of Hurricane Dorian. Second, large islands like New Providence and Grand Bahama experienced larger GDP contractions following the hurricanes, but no such clear pattern was obtained for the Family Islands. Third, macroeconomic recovery times to achieve pre-hurricane GDP levels took between 4-8 months on average for the four events studied. Fourth, the composition of sectors affected by the events did not seem to have a major effect on the severity of the economic shock. For all the hurricanes studied, tourism, transport infrastructure, and housing were recurrently the most affected sectors. Based on the findings of the analysis, recommendations include the following: (1) Make greater use of these methodologies to study the macroeconomic effects of natural disasters, supplemented by microeconomic, social, and sector-specific studies; (2) Conduct further analysis of island-specific economic drivers and post-hurricane economic effects; and (3) Promote climate change adaptation and disaster risk management to reinforce macroeconomic resilience in sectors that drive national GDP and to foster resilience in sectors and on islands.
Publications
Published 2021
Maneuvering Uncertainty: Scenario Planning in Belize
The IDB has been experimenting with the Scenario Planning methodology since 2019 in order to challenge and innovate its approach to strategic planning, as well as to enhance the agility with which it anticipates and adapts for the delivery of its mission. Belize was identified as a prime candidate that would benefit from testing and deployment of the Strategic Planning Exercise. This methodology will complement the preparation cycle work of the Country Strategy of the IDB with Belize for the period 2022-2026. It is also expected to challenge the traditional process by exploring uncertainty in the contextual environment, but more specifically, by considering those factors which may influence the IDBs work, but which are out of IDBs control. This paper presents two Scenarios for Belize's future towards 2030, as well as the process involved in developing these scenarios. The scenarios are dissected to identify their most salient themes and are followed by a discussion of potential implications, should the scenarios materialize. Also considered are steps the country may introduce presently in order to be better prepared for potential challenges and how the IDB, through the Country Office, may support building Belize's resilience for such scenarios.
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