May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
May 2011
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The objective of this Technical Note is to describe the necessary Bank requirements for the content and disclosure of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs), with a focus on the…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Basañes, C. Federico; Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Urbiztondo, Santiago; Saavedra, Eduardo; Soto, Raimundo; Benavides, Juan; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; Legisa, Juan A.; Ordover, Janusz A.; Willig, Robert D.; Laffont, Jean-Jacques; Díaz Alvarado, Carlos; Auguste, Sebastián; Millán, Jaime; Beato, Paulina; Fuente, Carmen
During the past two decades, Latin American countries have made pioneering efforts in reforming infrastructure services. The "first generation of reforms" encompassed widespread…