Feb 2019
Author(s): Hoces de la Guardia, Fernando; Sturdy, Jennifer
The social science landscape is changing rapidly; alongside existing standards for ethics in research there are rising standards for what is considered credible and rigorous research, including the…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Maciel, Odette; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Schijman, Agustina; Fernandez, Coral; Soldano, Miguel; Rabchinsky, Galia; Alejandre, Florencia; Jansson, Maya; Sadeghi, Patricia
In recent decades the IDB has made a substantial effort to increase the resources, and improve the institutional capacity and arrangements, to deliver knowledge products. This report reviews the IDB’…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Maciel, Odette; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Schijman, Agustina; Fernandez, Coral; Soldano, Miguel; Rabchinsky, Galia; Alejandre, Florencia; Jansson, Maya; Sadeghi, Patricia
En décadas recientes, el BID ha realizado un gran esfuerzo por aumentar los recursos que invierte en la entrega de productos de conocimientos y mejorar la capacidad y los arreglos institucionales…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La presente infografía analiza la oferta, la demanda y los principales procesos logísticos de la cadena forestal en Uruguay.
Aug 2017
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Schijman, Agustina; Alejandre, Florencia; Figueroa, Claudia; Hernández, María José; Sadeghi, Patricia
The IDBG has increasingly placed knowledge generation and dissemination as one of its core mandates. However, it was not until the Realignment of the Bank in 2007 that the Bank explicitly sought to…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Mohan, Preeya; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick
In-firm training is a crucial innovative activity in modern knowledge-based economies which face increasing global competition and rapidly changing technology. Nevertheless, there are few studies…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Suárez, Fabiola; Duque, Ángela; Pava, Margarita; Estupiñán, Sandra; Calderón, Silvia; Romero, Germán; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Álvarez, Andrés; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Ludeña, Carlos E.
Esta infografía resume la metodología y los resultados del estudio "Impactos económicos del cambio climático en Colombia" del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), la Comisión Económica…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Suárez, Fabiola; Duque, Ángela; Pava, Margarita; Estupiñán, Sandra; Calderón, Silvia; Romero, Germán; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Álvarez, Andrés; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Ludeña, Carlos E.
En el marco del estudio de Impactos Económicos del Cambio Climático de Colombia (EIECC) se identificaron medidas y políticas de adaptación para disminuir los impactos o aprovechar las oportunidades…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
The main purpose of this study is to present the conceptual basis that supports science, technology, and innovation (STI) policy in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It starts by clarifying STI…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.; Sánchez Aragón, Leonardo; Álvarez, Andrés; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Romero, Germán; Calderón, Silvia; Giraldo, Yuliet P.; Hernández, Luis; Orozco, Daniel; Obando, Diego; Duque, Ángela; Restrepo, Héctor I.; Orrego, Sergio A.; Riaño, Nestor M.
Esta infografía resume los resultados del estudio "Impactos económicos del cambio climático en Colombia: sector forestal" que es parte de la serie de estudios sectoriales que conforman el…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.; Sánchez Aragón, Leonardo; Álvarez, Andrés; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Romero, Germán; Calderón, Silvia; Giraldo, Yuliet P.; Hernández, Luis; Orozco, Daniel; Obando, Diego; Duque, Ángela; Restrepo, Héctor I.; Orrego, Sergio A.; Riaño, Nestor M.
El cambio climático amenaza la supervivencia, biodiversidad, estructura y distribución de los bosques naturales así como el crecimiento y productividad de las plantaciones forestales. En Colombia…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Yu, Bok-Keun; Miller, Sebastián J.; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Yoon, Sang Won; Ludeña, Carlos E.
Relevant and appropriate indicators for vulnerability at both the local levels are significant for effective adaptation to climate change. The paper reviews the literature of these indicators, and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Schneider, Robert; Diewald, Christoph; Molina, Adriana
In LAC the principal sources of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions are land use change and agricultural activities, particularly cattle ranching (methane emissions) on converted land and natural…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Reymondin, Louis; Coca, Alejandro; Arango, David; Jarvis, Andy; Navarrete, Carolina; Suding, Paul Hugo; Watkins, Graham George
Deforestation as one of the potential indirect impacts of infrastructure development has increasingly become an important issue in the development community. While questions concerning the drivers…
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…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Soares Filho, Britaldo; Lima, Letícia; Bowman, Maria; Viana, Letícia
This paper discusses the feedbacks between climate change, deforestation, and agricultural expansion and presents scenarios of agricultural demand and forest conservation and restoration policies in…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Hecht, Susanne B.
Catastrophic deforestation and environmental degradation have become habits of thought about forest landscapes in Latin America's tropics. Yet these truisms blind analysts to three surprising…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Hecht, Susanne B.
La catastrófica deforestación y la degradación ambiental se han convertido en puntos de reflexión con respecto a los paisajes forestales en los trópicos de América Latina. Sin embargo, estas verdades…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's mandate to promote development in the Latin America and Caribbean region includes a strategic approach along a climate-resilient and low-carbon path. Our adaptation and mitigation work…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Inter-American Development Bank is the largest source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean, with a strong commitment to achieve measurable results, increased integrity,…