Oct 2006
Author(s): Corral, Antonio;Isusi, Iñigo;Pérez, Timoteo;San Miguel, Unai
Esta publicación analiza las actividades que realizan las empresas pertenecientes a cuatro clusters productivos en Argentina, Brasil, Chile y El Salvador y su grado de consecución de los Objetivos de…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Pettersen, Ivar;Skjelvik, John Magne;Krokeide, Nils Atle
This technical paper analyzes the potential practical application of financial instruments for natural hazard risk finance and transfer in Latin America. The study first presents an overview of the…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
This report describes the application in 12 countries of a system of four indicators that measure the potential impact of natural hazards, the key element of those countries' vulnerability, and…
Oct 2004
Author(s): Kraemer, R. Andreas;Kampa, Eleftheria;Interwies, Eduard
This working paper first introduces tradable permits as part of an overall taxonomy of economic instruments in the field of water management. In this context, three fundamentally different fields of…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Fisher, Alvaro;Ducci, Jorge;Arredondo, Mauricio
The purpose of this document is to present a brief summary of the economic instruments in use for solid waste management in the region and to present two case studies of such use in Chile. These case…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Asenjo, Rafael
This report delivers systematized information intended to direct the work of the Regional Dialogue, with an emphasis on the efforts that Southern Cone countries. The report includes recommendations…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Asenjo, Rafael
El presente informe entrega información sistematizada destinada a orientar el trabajo del Diálogo Regional, con énfasis en los esfuerzos que los países del Cono Sur deberían desplegar en la…
Mar 2002
Author(s): Bonita, Manuel;Correa, Fernando;Veijalainen, Pertti;Ahveninen, Harri
contribute to success in the forest business. These include sound macroeconomic and long-term forest policies, secure land tenure, support from related education and technology programs, and…
Feb 2002
Author(s): Rogers, Peter
To choose better water investments we need to have a better appreciation of what is possible with improved governance, of how to identify improved governance, how to design institutions for it, and…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Asenjo, Rafael;Espinoza, Guillermo;Valenzuela, Fernando;Jure, Jorge
This report provides systematized information to guide Regional Dialogue efforts. It emphasizes efforts Southern Cone countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay) should undertake to…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Asenjo, Rafael;Espinoza, Guillermo;Valenzuela, Fernando;Jure, Jorge
El presente informe entrega información sistematizada destinada a orientar el trabajo del Diálogo Regional, con énfasis en los esfuerzos que los países del Cono Sur (Argentina, Brasil, Chile,…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This issue of the Microenterprise Development Review examines three mergers involving microfinance institutions in Paraguay, Nicaragua and Bolivia (El Comercio, Confia and Eco Futuro, respectively…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En esta edición de Microempresa se presentan dos artículos principales. En el primero, se examinan las implicancias de las fusiones de la entidades microfinancieras en América Latina, ante la…
Nov 2000
Author(s): Donahue, Madeleine
This document presents a concept paper, intended to assist the Andean/Amazon Basin countries to develop proposals, in consultation with indigenous organizations, for 1) the financing of consultations…
Nov 2000
Author(s): Donahue, Madeleine
Este documento presenta un trabajo conceptual cuya intención es ayudar a los países andinos y de la cuenca amazónica a desarrollar propuestas, en consulta con organizaciones indígenas, para que se le…
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…
Feb 1998
Author(s): Solanes, Miguel;Getches, David
Este informe (ENV-127) analiza y esclarece la experiencia de los países de América Latina y el Caribe que han iniciado reformas en la gestión de los recursos hídricos en los últimos años. El…
Jun 1996
Author(s): Tietenberg, Thomas
While the role of nongovernmental organizations in environmental policy is growing rapidly, our analytical understanding of the causes and consequences of this emerging role has not kept pace. And…
Mar 1996
Author(s): Lord, William B.;Israel, Morris;Kenney, Douglas
En el presente estudio se dan algunos antecedentes para la formulación de directrices sobre el aprovechamiento de recursos hídricos con una sólida base en las condiciones imperantes en los países de…
Jan 1995
Author(s): Carrizosa, Santiago;Montes, Gabriel;Haltia, Olli;Southgate, Douglas;Constantino, Luis;Beattie, William;Vaughan, William J.;Niklitschek, Mario
This document presents the proceedings of a workshop on financial incentives for industrial forest plantations, held at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on January 19, 1995. The main…