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Challenges in Technology for Development
Challenges in Technology for Development

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

Technology impacts development projects. Yet, initiatives with information and communication technology (ICT) components often fail to meet program objectives.

Video: Urban Agenda from the Comunas
Video: Urban Agenda from the Comunas

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

This is the fifth video in our series that follows our grantee partners working to build peace in Colombia. Sumapaz is one of 18 organizations in Colombia that we support to explore and to participate in building peace in their regions.

Grassroots Development Fellows 2017
Grassroots Development Fellows 2017

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

The Inter-American Foundation has awarded Grassroots Development Fellowships to 15 Ph.D. candidates from universities in the United States who will conduct dissertation research in Latin America during 2017 to 2018. The Fellows were selected on the strength of their academic record, their proposals and their potential contribution to grassroots development. All are U.S. citizens except as noted.

Empowering the Victims of Violence
Empowering the Victims of Violence

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

June 19 is the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. Our grantee alumni PROEZA has tackled the issue by providing training and job placement for women victims of violence, strengthening them to break the patterns of violence.

Photo of the Week: Social Entrepreneurship
Photo of the Week: Social Entrepreneurship

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

Since 1983, IAF grantee partner Centro de Investigación, Diseño Artesenal y Comercialización Comunitaria (CIDAC) has helped to improve livelihoods for hundreds of Guaraní, Weehhawek, Ayoreo, and other indigenous and mestizo artisans in eastern Bolivia.

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