eC2: Analysis of energy efficient cold chains for Agriculture in Guatemala

Deadline: LM2109_F_TBP_ColdChain-800px 28-Feb-2022 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The objective of the study is to provide an in-depth analysis and diagnostic to identify gaps (e.g. strategy gaps, types of investments needed and agro-logistics inclusion) and opportunities in cold-chain infrastructure on the agricultural sector in Guatemala, including investment, technology and spatial gaps, energy savings and GHG reduction potential, and refrigerants used in the cold-chain, identifying opportunities to fill these gaps within the recently approved Responding to COVID-19: Modern and Resilient Agri-Food Value Chains projects. The analysis will further assess opportunities for reducing food losses through adopting improved, efficient cooling technologies, as well as for investment in improved cooling technologies, also based on national and regional policies related to cold chain logistics.

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The ongoing impact of ‘nudging’ people to pay their taxes

Sustainability is the holy grail of development. There are many interventions that yield guatemala.jpgpositive results in the short term but somehow fail to be sustained over time. This is why the experience in Guatemala that we are about to describe is worth paying attention to. In short, it shows that behavioral insights can lead to lasting change.


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