Americas

“Critique of microfinance raises questions about efficacy, donor support of the industry” – Devex – March 16, 2015

According to an article published on March 16, 2015 on Devex, “(t)he microfinance industry is once again coming under fire for failing to deliver on poverty alleviation, income generation, education and women’s empowerment impacts — this time as the result of a broad survey of microfinance programs. The survey, released recently by the Abdul Latif Jameel […]

“Partnership aims to provide sustainable energy for all in Latin America” – Devex – February 24, 2015

According to an article published on Devex on February 24, 2015 “(s)ustainable energy is now a major priority for key multilateral development institutions working in Latin America. After 2 1/2 years of consultations, the Inter-American Development Bank, U.N. Development Program and U.N. Economic Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean are partnering to boost access to […]