Dec 2019
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
Taking disaster and climate change risks into consideration in the design and construction of projects is important to increase their resilience. The Bank has developed a methodology to facilitate…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
The effects of climate change and disasters triggered by natural hazards pose a significant threat to sustainable development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. According to the Bank’s…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
El presente documento resume la Metodología de evaluación del riesgo de desastres y cambio climático desarrollada y sometida a pruebas piloto durante 2017 y 2018. Si bien la Metodología es el…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Herron, Hope; Bohn, Bill; Roy, Sujoy; Evans, Warren
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Environmental Safeguards Unit (ESG) initiated this study to address the need to better understand how to assess and address climate change related risks in…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Focke, Kurt S.
This presentation discusses the strengths and challenges of the Caribbean financial sector and addresses global financial reform and its implications.
Aug 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Caribbean is at a crossroads. The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the CARICOM Single Market Economy (CSME) herald a more liberalized trading environment with all of the potential…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
During the period 1990-2004, the IDB group provided significant support for financial market development in Latin America and the Caribbean. IDB group efforts were aimed at promoting economic…