Guidance for Assessing and Managing Biodiversity Impacts and Risks in Inter-American Development Bank Supported Operations
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The purpose of this document is to provide clients-borrowers, project sponsors, and executing agencies-of the Inter-American Development Bank with guidance, in accord with Bank safeguard policies, to address the impacts of projects and programs on biodiversity. This document is a work in progress based on the safeguard policies of the Bank and best practices in the assessment and management of the impacts of development on biodiversity; it is a dynamic document that will be updated based on experiences in implementation.