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…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Martinelli, Luiz Antonio
Este documento discute el rol dual de América Latina y el Caribe como conservador de recursos naturales y a la vez productor de servicios agropecuarios. El autor se concentra en la expansión e…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This is the Bank's seventh annual Sustainability Report. This report contains information on IDB's contributions to sustainability during 2011. It also provides insights into key…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Martinelli, Luiz Antonio
This document discusses Latin America's dual role as a conservator of natural resources and producer of agricultural services. The author addresses the expansion of agriculture across the…