May 2015
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a long history of coping with natural hazards such as hurricanes, floods, and coastal storm surges. However, climate change is expected to exacerbate…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Martinelli, Luiz Antonio
Este documento discute el rol dual de América Latina y el Caribe como conservador de recursos naturales y a la vez productor de servicios agropecuarios. El autor se concentra en la expansión e…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This is the Bank's seventh annual Sustainability Report. This report contains information on IDB's contributions to sustainability during 2011. It also provides insights into key…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Martinelli, Luiz Antonio
This document discusses Latin America's dual role as a conservator of natural resources and producer of agricultural services. The author addresses the expansion of agriculture across the…
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…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Microentrepreneurs in the food retail industry face challenges in accessing credit to undertake daily activities or to expand their businesses and in acquiring technical skills to sustainable grow.…