Dec 2012
Author(s): Gomelsky, Roberto
The general objective of this study is to provide an overview of fossil-fuel-based electric power technologies other than coal-fired technologies (coal-fired technologies are the subject of a…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Dixon, John A.
Development projects have a wider set of impacts than just direct project outputs. A hydropower dam, for example, produces electricity but also disrupts river flows and may affect biodiversity and…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Willmott, Julia;Costello, E. Allison;Gordon, Caleb;Forcey, Greg;Casto, Sean;Beaulac, Genevieve;Pilla, Ernani
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has seen its portfolio of wind power projects increase substantially, a trend which is expected to continue. This report is intended to provide expert…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio-culturally…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Quintero, Juan David
This paper proposes a concept of green infrastructure, centered on a multi-level approach to infrastructure development that addresses these impacts. The paper argues that only multi-level solutions…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray;Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.;Clarke, John D.;Scott, Daniel;Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The purpose of this technical note is to identify key environment and safeguard-related risks and opportunities that should be taken into account in the new Country Strategy for the Dominican…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Jacquet, Bruno;Simmoneaux, Mathilde
La agricultura haitiana, en su mayoría familiar y de subsistencia, enfrenta en la actualidad diversos retos para mejorar sus niveles de productividad y el acesso a factores de producción. En 2011 se…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Tovar García, Carlos
Desde la creación de Adecoagro en el 2002, el crecimiento de la empresa en Argentina se basó en la implementación de un modelo de producción sustentable, trabajando principalmente en tierras propias…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez Bu, Lorena;Eguino, Huáscar;Yitani, José;Bezerra, Maria do Carmo
O Observatório Metodológico PROCIDADES foi desenvolvido sob a responsabilidade do Setor de Conhecimento e Aprendizagem (KNL) e da Divisão de Gestão Fiscal e Municipal (FMM) da Representação no Brasil…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Breisinger, Milena;Boulet, Emmanuel
This document provides the methodology prepared and used by IDB to assess the impact of its direct investments loans on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions since 2009. The document provides the…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez, Jorge Luis
El presente Estudio de Caso tiene como propósito analizar el resultado de las actividades realizadas por Empresas Publicas de Medellín en el ámbito del gobierno corporativo, con el objeto de…
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…
Mar 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…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Soares Filho, Britaldo;Lima, Letícia;Bowman, Maria;Viana, Letícia
Este artículo se examina la retroalimentación que existe entre cambio climático, deforestación y expansión agropecuaria, y presenta escenarios relativos a la demanda agropecuaria y a las políticas de…