May 2022
Author(s): San Salvador Del Valle, María;Solaun, Kepa;Alleng, Gerard;Flores, Adrián;Abadal, Jordi
Climate change is expected to impact electricity generation and demand in Suriname significantly. Of all the generation technologies, hydroelectric energy will be the most affected. Research in this…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Chotelal, Shreshta;Dukharan, Marla;Khadan, Jeetendra; Marchand, Melissa
This paper examines the potential role FinTech can play to support Surinames financial inclusion efforts. Financial technologyor “FinTech”describes the integration of technology into financial…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Riveros, Luisa;Maciel, Odette;Peña-Habib, Oliver;Barcellos, Andreia
This Independent Country Program Review (ICPR) analyzes the IDB Group's country strategy (CS) and country program with Suriname during the 2016-2020 period. ICPRs assess the relevance of the…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Riveros, Luisa;Maciel, Odette;Peña-Habib, Oliver;Barcellos, Andreia
Esta Revisión Independiente del Programa de País (ICPR, por sus siglas en inglés) analiza la estrategia y el programa de país del Grupo Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) en Surinam, durante el…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Rave, Claudia;Landaverde, Osvaldo;Persaud, Christopher
Este documento presenta el mapeo de cadenas y corredores logísticos para el Cono Sur base para el análisis de brechas, oportunidades y restricciones en la inversión en infraestructura de integración…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Janson, Nils;Burkhard, Lindsay N.;Jones, Sara
The Caribbean Water Study describes the operational and financial performance of selected water utilities in the Caribbean as reported by the utilities as well as secodary sources, the situation of…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Castro Lancharro, Borja
Esta publicación forma parte de una serie de tres documentos que exploran los diferentes aspectos de las soluciones de infraestructura verde urbana.
En esta tercera parte se explora la…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Solaun, Kepa;Resomardono, Chiquita;Hess, Katharina;Antich, Helena;Alleng, Gerard;Flores, Adrián
Several factors contribute to Surinames particular vulnerability to the effects of climate change. It is dependent on fossil fuels, has forests liable to decay, fragile ecosystems, and its low-lying…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Solaun, Kepa;Resomardono, Chiquita;Hess, Katharina;Antich, Helena;Alleng, Gerard;Flores, Adrián
Suriname is zeer kwetsbaar voor de effecten van klimaatverandering. Tot de factoren die de kwetsbaarheid van het land vergroten, behoren de afhankelijkheid van fossiele brandstoffen, de achteruitgang…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Solaun, Kepa;Alleng, Gerard;Flores, Adrián;Resomardono, Chiquita;Hess, Katharina;Antich, Helena
Suriname is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Among the factors that exacerbate its vulnerability are its dependency on fossil fuels, the degradation of important ecosystems (e.g.,…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Moredjo, Armand;Osorio, Claudio;Torres, Ana María;Visconti, Ernesto
Calculation of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) for Suriname. The results of the iGOPP application in Suriname (2018) show a general progress level of 5.…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz;Beuermann, Diether;Khadan, Jeetendra
A nationally representative telephone survey on the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in Suriname was conducted during the month of August in 2020. This paper presents a summary of the main…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Khadan, Jeetendra
This paper provides an insight on the gender impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Caribbean. The analysis makes use of the April 2020 online COVID-19 survey that the Inter-American Development…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo;Zane, Giulia
This paper evaluates the impact of a rural electrification program benefiting indigenous and maroon communities in Suriname. Using quasi-experimental methods we find that the program increased…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Suriname is facing severe macroeconomic disequilibrium characterized by large fiscal and external imbalances and a sharp decline in economic growth. Although the country is in a precarious economic…
May 2020
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
As of May 5, the Surinamese authorities confirmed a total of 10 COVID-19 cases, including 1 COVID-19 related death and 9 people who have recovered. Sixty-nine people are in quarantine. The country…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kim, Hwa Young;Shin, Cheolkyun;Park, Yonghyo;Moon, Jiyoung
The Republic of Korea (ROK, South Korea) boasts a 5,000-year history. However, it is better known for recovering from the complete destruction caused by the Korean War (1950-1953) and for…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano;Molina, Evelyn
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo;Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor;Garberi, Pedro M.;Marcano, Luis;Montilla, Abraham R.
The stock of IDB-supported projects with extensions longer than 24 months is increasing. This is creating concerns about mounting costs for both the Bank and the borrower country as well as…