Jan 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report presents a probabilistic disaster risk assessment model for Barbados, focusing on beach erosions caused by episodic cyclonic hazard events and chronic effects associated with maritime…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The “Study on Disaster Risk Management A macroeconomic cost-benefit analysis for reducing the socio-economic risk of coastal erosion”, a dynamic modelling approach was developed to quantify the…
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…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Eugenio-Martin, Juan Luis;Cazorla-Artiles, José Manuel;Moreda, Adela;Murguia, Juan M.;Risso, Adrián
El COVID-19 ha generado una crisis sin precedentes en múltiples sectores de la economía, y en particular, en el sector turístico, donde la actividad a nivel internacional se ha detenido durante meses…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Eugenio-Martin, Juan Luis;Cazorla-Artiles, José Manuel;Moreda, Adela;Murguia, Juan M.;Risso, Adrián
El COVID-19 ha generado una crisis sin precedentes en múltiples sectores de la economía, y en particular, en el sector turístico, donde la actividad a nivel internacional se ha detenido durante meses…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Schling, Maja;Corral, Leonardo
This infographic presents a summary of the paper “The impact of shoreline stabilization on economic growth in Small Island Developing States” that investigates whether Barbadian efforts to stem…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Schling, Maja;Corral, Leonardo
Esta infografía presenta un resumen de los resultados del paper: "El impacto de la estabilización de orillas en el crecimiento económico en los Pequeños Estados Insulares en Desarrollo" que…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Schling, Maja;Corral, Leonardo
Essa infografia apresenta um resumo dos resultados do paper: “O impacto da estabilização de áreas costeiras no crescimento econômico dos Pequenos Estados Insulares em Desenvolvimento”, que investiga…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Shik, Olga;Boyce, Rachel;De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The agricultural sector accounts for 3.8 percent of the GDP of Barbados and 2.9 percent of its jobs. The Government of Barbados considers agriculture to be one of the nation’s potential growth…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo;Schling, Maja;Rogers, Cassandra;Cumberbatch, Janice;Hinds, Fabian;Zhou, Naijun;Lemay, Michele H.
This paper presents the first rigorous impact evaluation of a shoreline stabilization program in Barbados and attempts to assess whether shoreline stabilization investments indeed have beneficial…
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…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Integration of disaster risk management (DRM) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in public investment must be seen as a direct intervention policy decision making and hence, as part of the national…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge
This presentation was performed for the Regional Policy Dialog meeting in Belize City, on December 5th, 2011. It provides facts and figures related to the state of the service sector in the Caribbean…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Gischler, Christiaan;Janson, Nils
El presente documento analiza la manera de promover la generación distribuida (GD) utilizando energías renovables en mercados emergentes de América Latina y el Caribe con el propósito de incrementar…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge
To enhance private sector development and increase the impact of Private Sector Development (PSD) Strategy Projects, there is a need for a comprehensive program that will link business climate…