May 2021
Author(s): Ruiz de Gauna, Itziar;Markandya, Anil;Onofri, Laura;Greño, Francisco;Warman, Javier;Arce, Norma;Navarrete, Natalia;Rivera, Marisol;Kobelkowsky, Rebeca;Vargas, Mayela;Hernández, Marisol
Coral reefs are one of the most diverse and valuable ecosystems on Earth. The Mesoamerican Reef contains the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. However, its health is threatened, so…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Martin, Lucia;Leslie, Janelle;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;López-Ghio, Ramiro;Vasquez, Gian
This document presents a comprehensive analysis of challenges and opportunities for promoting inclusive and sustainable development in Belize on a sectoral level, where rekindling faster, sustained…
May 2020
Author(s): Martin, Lucia
The tourism and hospitality sectors are among the hardest hit by the outbreak of COVID-19, which has impacted both travel supply and demand. Given its heavy dependence on tourism, Belize's…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca;Astudillo, Jhonatan A.;Linares, Jennifer;Martin, Lucia;Filippo, Agustín;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Prat, Jordi;Garcimartín, Carlos;Martínez, André;Barrios, Juan José;Escobar, Julia;Vargas, Fanny;Zentner, Joaquín;Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla;Anglade, Boaz;Monge, Javier Mauricio;Ugarte, Fadel;Zelaya, Rosmery;Teixeira, Gisele;Díaz, Karen
Este documento analiza el impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 en los países prestatarios del Grupo BID en Centroamérica, Haití, México, Panamá y República Dominicana
May 2017
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin;Banerjee, Onil;Morris, Emily
In this study we develop an evidence-based tool to help to guide policy and investment choices, to maximize developmental returns from tourism. Specifically, we develop a tourism-extended social…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bernal, Richard L.
China has recently become the third largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world and is a major source of development aid for developing countries, including those in the Caribbean…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Korea, presenting the case study of Travelers'…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Lemay, Michele H.;Rogers, Cassandra;Martin, Dougal
The health of Belize's economy is closely related to the health of the tourism industry, which was responsible for 40 percent of total exports of goods and services from 2008 to 2012. The…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Attzs, Marlene;Maharaj, Malini;Boodhan, Gopiechand
Although the Caribbean region relies heavily on its natural assets as sources of income, generally for tourism and in particular cases from agriculture and energy, environmental taxes in the region…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Brown, Kathy-Ann
CARIFORUM States have generally taken a cautious approach in adopting commitments under the Economic Partnership Agreement by having them reflect their World Trade Organization commitments, excluding…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Conroy, Hector;Schijman, Agustina;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Palma, Alejandra;Ramos, Johanna
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Belize: 2008-2012 is the third time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has evaluated the work of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or Bank…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Conroy, Hector;Schijman, Agustina;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Palma, Alejandra;Ramos, Johanna
Esta Evaluación del Programa de País para Belice correspondiente al 2008-2012 constituye la tercera ocasión en que la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) evalúa la labor del Banco…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Between 1992 and 2012, the IDB Group approved 120 operations for Belize for a total of US$ 221 million. This publication provides some examples of the Bank's support to Belize, capturing…
Jul 2003
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency;Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
This report includes the proceedings of the Seminar on Climate Change and Severe Weather Events in the Caribbean and Asia, held in Barbados at the Grand Barbados Beach Resort on July 24-25, 2003. The…
Oct 1998
Author(s): Rodríguez, José Joaquín;Windevoxhel Lora, Néstor José
En respuesta al creciente interés sobre las costas y sus recursos, en 1995 el BID comenzó a formular una Estrategia para el manejo de los recursos marinos y costeros. Teniendo como base la…