Jul 2021
Author(s): Ortiz, Raphaëlle;Núñez, Anamaría;Cathala, Corinne;Rios, Ana R.;Nalesso, Mauro
Esta nota técnica es una actualización del documento anterior “El agua en tiempos de sequía: Lecciones de cinco sequías alrededor del mundo”, publicado en 2018. Explora situaciones y políticas de…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Ortiz, Raphaëlle;Núñez, Anamaría;Cathala, Corinne;Rios, Ana R.;Nalesso, Mauro
Esta nota técnica es una actualización del documento anterior “El agua en tiempos de sequía: Lecciones de cinco sequías alrededor del mundo”, publicado en 2018. Explora situaciones y políticas de…
May 2021
Author(s): Legena, Henry;McKenzie, Brittney;Goodridge, Aria;Pivott, Karyl;Austin, Joshua;Lynch, Kristen;Spencer, Shamika;Cox, Felicia;Holder, Nikolai;Murray, Renique;Prado, Veronica R.;Ravillard, Pauline
This paper presents an alternative to the current use of gasoline and diesel for transportation in Barbados. By relying on experimental evidence, it shows that biomethane emanating from the…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Ruchansky, Beno;Oña Pólit, Renato;Moreno, Adrián
This publication is based on the studies on the transfer of climate change technologies (CCT) (also called environmentally sound technologies, EST, or TAR, for its Spanish acronym) related to energy…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Ruchansky, Beno;Oña Pólit, Renato;Moreno, Adrián
Este documento se basa en los estudios de transferencia de tecnologías de cambio climático (TCC) (también denominadas tecnologías ambientalmente racionales, TAR o bien EST por sus siglas en inglés)…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge;Alleng, Gerard
Like other Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Caribbean island economies have intrinsic characteristics that make them vulnerable to external shocks. The recent pandemic highlights the structural…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Chakalall, Yuri;Hori, Tsuneki;Jaimes, Ivonne;Durán, Rolando;Torres, Ana María;Lovell, Tamara;Visconti, Ernesto
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Conexión INTAL informa sobre desarrollos en las áreas de integración y comercio en las regiones de América Latina y el Caribe. Esta edición se dedica al lanzamiento de la publicación “LATINDIA: el…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil;Boyle, Kevin;Rogers, Cassandra;Cumberbatch, Janice;Kanninen, Barbara;Lemay, Michele H.;Schling, Maja
Ex-post economic impact evaluations are standard requirements for loans and grants from multilateral international development institutions. In many cases, however, lack of sufficient baseline or…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Riquelme, Rodrigo;Méndez, Paola;Smith, Ianthe
This publication looks into the Solid Waste Sector situation in nine Caribbean countries: The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Jamaica, Guyana, Haiti, Suriname, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. Adequate…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Lachaud, Michée Arnold;Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.;Ludeña, Carlos E.
This study estimates Climate Adjusted Total Factor Productivity (CATFP) for agriculture in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries, while also providing comparisons with several regions of the…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Valdés Conroy, Héctor;Rose, Jonathan
This is the first of seven detailed reports published with the evaluation Review of the Bank's Support to Agriculture, 2002-2014: Evidence from Key Thematic Areas, conducted by the Office of…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Valdés Conroy, Héctor;Rose, Jonathan
Este documento es el primero de siete informes detallados que acompañan la evaluación Revisión del Apoyo del Banco al Sector Agropecuario, 2002-2014: Evidencia de Áreas Temáticas Clave llevada a cabo…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund;Power Africa;Department for International Development;Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Climatescope seeks to bring quantitative rigor to the basic question of what makes a country attractive for clean energy investment, development, and deployment.Climatescope ranks countries on their…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones;Power Africa;Department for International Development;Bloomberg New Energy Finance
El Climascopio se propone aportar rigor cuantitativo a la pregunta básica de qué es lo que hace que un país sea atractivo para las inversiones, el desarrollo y el despliegue de energías limpias. El…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Corrales, Maria Elena;Puerta, Juan Manuel;Medieta, María Paula;Morales, Carlos;Suarez, David
In the global context, LAC is one of the regions known to produce the lowest levels of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from the transformation and use of energy. Levels of GHG in LAC represent 5% of…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Marto, Ricardo;Alvarez, Lourdes;Suarez, David
Despite the many differences among Caribbean nations, Climate Change (CC) poses a serious threat to them all. Average temperatures in the Region have increased by 0.1° to 0.2°C per decade over the…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In 2012 the Inter-American Development Bank developed a methodology to assess the status of and progress in the incorporation of disaster risk management (DRM) in the national public investment…
Apr 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 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.;Fryer, Michelle;Conroy, Hector;Scholl, Lynn;Marto, Ricardo;Sadeghi, Patricia;Di Tata, Juan Carlos
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB's) Country Program with Barbados. This CPE spans December 2009 to…