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Joanne Riley

Joanne Riley is a Development Effectiveness Officer in the Development Effectiveness Division (DVF) of IDB Invest, where she works in the structuring, supervision, and evaluation of projects. Prior to joining the IDB Invest she worked in the Office of the Executive Director for the Caribbean at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Government of Barbados. With over 25 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects, she has an MSc in Project Planning and Development from University of Bradford, United Kingdom.

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Boosting Exports While Reducing Carbon Emissions

In addition to offering various tax, customs, regulatory and other incentives for investors, free zones and industrial parks in Latin America and the Caribbean are increasingly adding another benefit to the mix: a reduced carbon footprint through self-supplied renewable energy for production.