As a result of sluggish economic recovery and market volatility, Latin America & the Caribbean are expected to grow an average of 2.5% in 2013, half a percentage point down from last year’s 3% growth. Expectations of an end to the US Fed’s quantitative ease prompted a reversal of capital inflows into the region which, in turn, hit emerging markets hard.
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Top education officials from Latin America and international experts discussed this crucial issue in a global conversation around the launch of the study Great Teachers: How to Raise Student Learning in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More »
Livestock account for 18% of the world's greenhouse gases, more than global transport emissions. Read how a pioneering farm in Mexico is leading the way to reducing this through a methane capture scheme. Read More »