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Financing education in Colombia (English)

Colombia needed a customized loan that the national student loan agency, ICETEX, could on-lend to low-income students. IBRD structured a loan with a longer grace period, longer than average maturity, disbursement-linked repayment schedule, and disbursement in Colombian peso. ... See More +

Brief 119895 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Alleviating funding pressures and debt roll-over risks in Albania : case study (English)

The 2008 global financial crisis and the subsequent Eurozone crisis considerably slowed the growth and poverty reduction momentum in Albania. Government financing needs in 2015 were very high. ... See More +

Brief 106016 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Facilitating catastrophe risk transfer (English)

The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) was established in 2007 with the support of the World Bank, the Government of Japan and other donors. ... See More +

Brief 93909 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel; Bennett,Michael S. Disclosed

Blending financing from multiple sources to reduce overall cost of financing in China (English)

Despite remarkable improvements in the last few decades, many rural communities in China still lack access to satisfactory basic healthcare, including the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB), which kills 150,000 people in the country each year. ... See More +

Brief 81179 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Customizing the debt repayment schedule to improve fiscal sustainability in Brazil (English)

Rio Grande do Sul (RGS) is the fourth largest state economy in Brazil; fifth largest in population. Despite its relatively favorable social and economic position in the country, continuous fiscal deficits and excessive indebtedness were hampering the state's ability to promote economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 81174 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Managing catastrophe risk in Costa Rica (English)

Costa Rica is a small, middle-income country with substantial exposure to natural disasters, including earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, and volcanic eruptions. ... See More +

Brief 81173 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Managing catastrophe risk in Guatemala (English)

Guatemala, one of the largest economies in Central America, made significant progress in achieving macroeconomic and democratic stability after a 36-year civil war. ... See More +

Brief 81168 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Accessing new financial markets and improving borrowing terms in Serbia (English)

After transition-related declines in Gross Domestic Product, or GDP and armed conflict in the 1990s, Serbia has restored macroeconomic stability in the last decade and achieved high growth. ... See More +

Brief 81165 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Helping Morocco mitigate currency risk on liabilities owed to a third party (English)

Morocco has made significant economic headway since the 1990s, averaging 4.9 percent of growth over 2001-2011. The unemployment rate declined from 12.3 percent in 2000 to 8.9 percent in 2011. ... See More +

Brief 81180 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Local currency financing in Uruguay (English)

Uruguay has made substantial progress in achieving macroeconomic stability since the economic crisis of 2002. As it consolidated its macroeconomic stability, the main challenge for the country was to transition to sustained growth by improving its business climate and setting the conditions for private sector-led growth. ... See More +

Brief 81177 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Accessing local currency financing and risk management tools at the sub-national level in Mexico (English)

Mexico's federal mortgage corporation, Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF), grants loans and guarantees to mortgage intermediaries in Mexico. ... See More +

Brief 81175 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Insuring against natural disaster risk in Mexico (English)

Mexico is vulnerable to a number of natural hazards, including hurricanes, large earthquakes, floods, and volcanic eruptions. In 1985, two earthquakes of magnitudes 8.0 and 7.5, respectively, killed more than 10,000 people and destroyed 100,000 housing units in the country. ... See More +

Brief 81172 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Innovative investment project financing supports energy stabilization fund in Uruguay (English)

Fondo de Estabilización Energética (FEE) is a mechanism established by the Government of Uruguay to reduce the impact of drought on Government and electricity utility finances. ... See More +

Brief 119898 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Protecting public balance sheets from currency volatility in Morocco (English)

Since the mid‐1990, Morocco has implemented successful economic stabilization programs within a boarder suite of structural reform initiatives. ... See More +

Brief 119896 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Investing in residential energy efficiency programs in Mexico (English)

Mexico ranks 12th in the world in terms of total Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and is the second largest emitter in Latin America. In its national strategy for climate change mitigation and adaptation, Mexico has committed to cutting GHG emissions in coming years. ... See More +

Brief 81167 JAN 01, 2015

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Securing long-term financing for clean technologies in Mexico (English)

Mexico, ranked fourth in the world behind Sweden, Germany, and Iceland in the Climate Performance Index, has emerged as a global leader in the climate change arena. ... See More +

Brief 81169 JAN 01, 2015

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Leveraging World Bank Group balance sheet to mobilize financing for a transport project in Brazil (English)

The State of Sao Paulo is one of Brazil's most advanced states. The World Bank's transport specialists worked with the State to design a project - the Sao Paulo State Sustainable Transport Project - that would both improve transport efficiency and safety, and enhance the State's capacity to manage environmental and disaster risk through better planning, policies and enforcement. ... See More +

Brief 93907 JUL 01, 2014

Lancelot,Eric R.; Navarro-Martin,Miguel; Quintrell,Edith Disclosed

Mitigating the impact of drought on energy production and fiscal risk in Uruguay (English)

Uruguay’s state-owned public electric company, Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas (UTE) generates more than 80 percent of its energy needs from hydropower plans. ... See More +

Brief 93908 JAN 01, 2014

Disclosed

Local currency financing at sub-national level in Mexico (English)

Providing financing to Mexican sub-national governments was challenging due to various market conditions and regulations. First, specific constitutional provisions required the states to borrow exclusively in local currency and from local financial institutions. ... See More +

Brief 81178 JUL 02, 2013

Disclosed

Boosting investor confidence in Indonesia (English)

Indonesia was in a relatively strong position when the global financial crisis struck in September 2008. Real GDP growth was at a ten-year high of 6.3 percent in 2007. ... See More +

Brief 81170 JUL 02, 2013

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

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Financing education in Colombia (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119895 Brief
Alleviating funding pressures and debt roll-over risks in Albania : case study (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 106016 Brief
Facilitating catastrophe risk transfer (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 93909 Brief
Blending financing from multiple sources to reduce overall cost of financing in China (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81179 Brief
Customizing the debt repayment schedule to improve fiscal sustainability in Brazil (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81174 Brief
Managing catastrophe risk in Costa Rica (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81173 Brief
Managing catastrophe risk in Guatemala (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81168 Brief
Accessing new financial markets and improving borrowing terms in Serbia (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81165 Brief
Helping Morocco mitigate currency risk on liabilities owed to a third party (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81180 Brief
Local currency financing in Uruguay (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81177 Brief
Accessing local currency financing and risk management tools at the sub-national level in Mexico (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81175 Brief
Insuring against natural disaster risk in Mexico (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81172 Brief
Innovative investment project financing supports energy stabilization fund in Uruguay (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119898 Brief
Protecting public balance sheets from currency volatility in Morocco (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119896 Brief
Investing in residential energy efficiency programs in Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 81167 Brief
Securing long-term financing for clean technologies in Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 81169 Brief
Leveraging World Bank Group balance sheet to mobilize financing for a transport project in Brazil (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 93907 Brief
Mitigating the impact of drought on energy production and fiscal risk in Uruguay (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93908 Brief
Local currency financing at sub-national level in Mexico (English)
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JUL 02, 2013 81178 Brief
Boosting investor confidence in Indonesia (English)
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JUL 02, 2013 81170 Brief