May 2019
Author(s): Zurita-Arthos, Leo; Cotacachi, David
El programa ecuatoriano Socio Bosque (PSB) creado en el 2008 intenta reducir la deforestación mediante la transferencia de incentivos económicos a propietarios individuales y colectivos que…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Perivier, Helen; Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Killmer, Annette; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Watkins, Graham George; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Serra do Mar and Atlantic Forest Mosaics System Socio-environmental Recovery Program in Brazil. Envision is a unique system that assesses the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Solymosi, Katalin; Braun, Andrea; Dijk, Suzanne van; Grulke, Markus
The world population is expected to increase from approximately 2.5 billion in 1950 to almost 10 billion in 2050, exhibiting the highest population growth rates in history. Securing the supply of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Solymosi, Katalin; Braun, Andrea; Dijk, Suzanne van; Grulke, Markus
Se estima que la población mundial aumentará desde cerca de 2.500 millones en 1950 a casi 10.000 millones al año 2050, lo cual refleja una de las mayores tasas de crecimiento demográfico de la…
May 2016
Author(s): Quiroga, Ricardo; Perazza, Maria Claudia; Corderi, David; Banerjee, Onil; Cotta, Jamie; Watkins, Graham George; López Sancho, José Luis
This work is divided in three parts. The first is an assessment of thepresent state of performance in the management of the environment and the natural capital of the region. This section will…
May 2016
Author(s): Quiroga, Ricardo; Perazza, Maria Claudia; Corderi, David; Banerjee, Onil; Cotta, Jamie; Watkins, Graham George; López Sancho, José Luis
Este trabajo se divide en tres partes, además de esta introducción. En primerlugar se presenta un diagnóstico sobre el estado actual del desempeño de la gestión ambiental y del capital natural de la…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Álvarez, Andrés; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Romero, Germán; Calderón, Silvia; Pantoja, Antonio; Gil, Liliana; Croft, Stephanie; Ramírez-Villegas, Julián; Arango, David; Orrego-Varón, Mayra; Tapasco, Jeimar
Esta infografía resume los resultados del estudio "Impactos económicos del cambio climático en Colombia: especies nativas y biocomercio" el cual analiza el efecto que tiene el cambio…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Esta Guía plantea un conjunto de buenas prácticas para el desarrollo de proyectos relacionados con la construcción, operación, mantenimiento y desmantelamiento de líneas de transmisión y…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Atkinson, Rachel; Canfield, Eloise; Corrales, Denis; Dixon, John A.; Factor, Seth; Hardner, Jared J.; Hausman, Heidi; Hawken, Iona; Huppman, Reed; Josse, Carmen; Langstroth, Robert; Pilla, Ernani; Quintero, Juan David; Radford, Greg; Rees, Colin; Rice, Dick; Villalba, Alberto
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…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Tapasco, Jeimar; Orrego-Varón, Mayra; Arango, David; Ramírez-Villegas, Julián; Croft, Stephanie; Gil, Liliana; Pantoja, Antonio; Calderón, Silvia; Romero, Germán; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Álvarez, Andrés; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Ludeña, Carlos E.
Este documento analiza el efecto que tiene el cambio climático sobre un conjunto de especies nativas de Colombia, medido en términos de pérdida o ganancia económica de las especies de bio-comercio,…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Miranda, Juan José; Corral, Leonardo; Blackman, Allen; Asner, Gregory; Lima, Eirivelthon
Protected areas are a cornerstone of forest conservation in developing countries. Yet we know little about their effects on forest cover change or the socioeconomic status of local communities, and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Pilla, Ernani
This report was produced by The Wildlife Conservation Society and Forest Trends. This report begins by providing a short overview of biodiversity offset principles and their development in the…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Dourojeanni, Marc J.
This essay attempts to document the funds invested by the IDB and its counterparts and how the resources were used in the restricted field of protected areas in Brazil, during the period 1990-1999.…
Jun 1999
Author(s): Hardner, Jared J.; Rice, Richard
This study challenges the current design of forest resource use contracts in Latin America. Radical rethinking of forest resource contracts is imperative, due to the constraints that now face the…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Haltia, Olli; Keipi, Kari
This paper discusses the topic of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the use of incentives as support for private forestry investments. The paper develops the idea of using targeted…