2011: Climate Change: Latin America and the Caribbean: Risks for the Microfinance Sector and Opportunities for Adaptation
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to show how microfinance services may undergo the impacts of climate change, to analyze the opportunities available for MFIs and to propose concrete actions. This paper was commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in coordination with the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Unit (ECC) and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), and it was prepared on the basis of bibliographic reviews, experience in the Latin American region, and interviews that were carried out during missions in Peru and Guatemala.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 62058.
Date of creation: Oct 2011
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Climate Change; Microbusinesses & Microfinance; Poverty; Financial Services; MFI; microfinance sector; CC; microfinance institutions; microcredits;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-02-01 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENE-2012-02-01 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-ENV-2012-02-01 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-LAM-2012-02-01 (Central & South America)
- NEP-MFD-2012-02-01 (Microfinance)
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- Kendall, Jake & Mylenko, Nataliya & Ponce, Alejandro, 2010. "Measuring financial access around the world," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5253, The World Bank.
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