Apr 2011
Author(s): Lima, Rodrigo C.A.; Antoniazzi, Laura B.; Nassar, André M.
Por que deve haver mudanças no Código Florestal? Essa pergunta esta na cabeça de muitos brasileiros que acompanham, basicamente pela mídia, os calorosos debates sobre alterações no marco legal que…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Lang, Robert E.
This document was commissioned by the Natural Disasters Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VII Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on April 23rd and 24th, 2007.
Nov 2006
Author(s): Alpízar, Francisco; Harvey, Celia A.; Stoian, Dietmar; Gobbi, José; Madrigal, Róger
This document was commissioned by the Environment Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on November 30th, 2006. This consulting service attempts to set…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Alpízar, Francisco; Harvey, Celia A.; Stoian, Dietmar; Gobbi, José; Madrigal, Róger
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Medio Ambiente del Diálogo Regional de Política para la V Reunión Hemisférica celebrada el día 30 de noviembre de 2006. Específicamente, se hará énfasis…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Pollan, Michael
This report discusses the opportunities and challenges for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in Latin America. CDM is an important tool to improve the viability of many clean technology…
Apr 2001
Author(s): Simula, Markku
En este trabajo se enfoca la evaluación del comercio y del manejo sustentable de los recursos naturales renovables en el recurso bosque. Los dos temas principales emergentes en el comercio…
Feb 2000
Author(s): García, Luis E.; Rodríguez, Diego J.; Rossi, Lorena
This paper begins with a summary of the Bank's involvement with large infrastructure projects, including dams, since the 1960s. In the energy sector, the IDB has provided financing for the…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Dourojeanni, Marc J.
This essay attempts to document the funds invested by the IDB and its counterparts and how the resources were used in the restricted field of protected areas in Brazil, during the period 1990-1999.…
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…
May 1999
Author(s): Tresierra, Julio C.
This study analyzes present-day and historical demographic, socioeconomic, and cultural changes in traditional native groups and in their environment, which have led to a growing loss of ethnic and…
Apr 1999
Author(s): de Camino, Ronnie
This paper analyzes the role of particular social and economic actors in the forest sector, and the impact of existing policies in the region. The aim is to visualize the options that are available…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Haltia, Olli; Keipi, Kari
This paper discusses the topic of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the use of incentives as support for private forestry investments. The paper develops the idea of using targeted…
Dec 1996
Author(s): López, Ramón
The objectives of this paper are two-fold: to analyze the role of international and domestic policies on the sustainable use of forests in Latin America; and to examine potential financing mechanisms…
Jan 1995
Author(s): Laarman, Jan G.
This paper identifies policy issues that affect the extent, distribution, and condition of forests in Latin America. Forest management policies are only one element in the framework; policies related…