Jun 2019
Author(s): Orellana, Edgar; Páez, Tania; Urdaneta, Julio; de Waziers, Benedicte; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The primary objective of this study is to synthesize lessons derived from rigorous impact evaluations (IEs) implemented in rural LAC to shed light on the effects of different types of private…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
El principal objetivo de este estudio es sintetizar las lecciones que se derivan de las rigurosas evaluaciones de impacto (EI) implementadas en el sector rural de ALC para dar luces acerca de los…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Sparkman, David; Sturzenegger, Germán
In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), according to 2015 figures from the Joint Monitoring Program, over 100 million people do not have access to adequate sanitation services, and nearly 34…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Sparkman, David; Sturzenegger, Germán
En América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), según cifras del Programa Conjunto para el Abastecimiento de Agua y Saneamiento 2015, más de 100 millones de personas carecen de acceso a servicios de saneamiento…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Mexico, presenting the case study of Echale a tu…
May 2016
Author(s): Sanjak, Jolyne; Donovan, Michael G.
Strengthening land governance is critically needed in Latin America and the Caribbean to protect the environment, achieve gender equality in land rights, expand the transparency of land records, and…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Garzón, Camilo; Sturzenegger, Germán
Durante la Semana Mundial del Agua 2015, convocada por el Instituto Internacional del Agua de Estocolmo (SIWI), se discutieron, bajo el liderazgo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), los…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
"We are mostly water." True or false? Strange as it may seem, it's true! Our bodies are 75 percent water. In fact, some animals such as jellyfish are up to 99 percent water - about the…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
En gran parte, somos agua ¿Verdadero o falso? Por extraño que suene ¡Es verdad! Nuestros cuerpos están constituidos en un 75% por agua. De hecho, hay animales como las medusas cuyos organismos pueden…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The aim of this note is to explain how potential impacts on cultural heritage should be addressed in the context of IDB projects. The note sets out basic steps for the management of cultural heritage…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El propósito de esta nota técnica es explicar cómo deberían abordarse los impactos potenciales sobre el patrimonio cultural en el contexto de los proyectos del BID. La nota establece los pasos…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Saavedra, Guillermo; Garcia, Mariela
Chile has a long tradition in Community Management of water supply and sanitation at the rural areas. However, 80 percent of rural areas don't have access to waste water treatment, with the risk…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Saavedra, Guillermo; Garcia, Mariela
Chile tiene una larga tradición en Gestión Comunitaria del suministro de agua y del saneamiento en zonas rurales. Sin embargo, el 80% de las mismas carece de acceso al tratamiento de aguas residuales…
May 2015
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Humpage, Sarah D.
Many families fail to vaccinate their children despite the supply of these services at no cost. This study tests whether personal reminders can increase demand for vaccination. A field experiment was…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Estache, Antonio; Garsous, Grégoire; da Motta, Ronaldo Seroa
This paper investigates the effects of political (mis)alignment on public service delivery when mandates are shared between state and local governments. We analyze sewage treatment policies in the…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB); World Bank (WB)
1. In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, our eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) delivered a joint statement Commitment to Sustainable Transport (…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
This publication takes stock of the efforts Haiti is making to transform several key sectors. Some are fundamental for economic growth; others are essential for improving its people's living…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
Cette publication présente les efforts déployés par Haiti pour transformer plusieurs secteurs clés. Certains sont fondamentaux pour la croissance économique, d'autres sont essentiels pour…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have seen an increase in the number of poor households in temporary urban settlements characterized by informal land tenure. That increase provides the context…