May 2020
Author(s): Betancourt, Monica; Dita, Miguel; Saini, Eugenia; Salazar, Lina
Con la confirmación de la presencia de Foc R4T en Colombia, las ONPFs, las instituciones de investigación agropecuaria y el sector privado de la región han priorizado una serie de acciones para el…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Murguia, Juan M.; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela
Public investment in different types of tourism, from business to leisure tourism, has differentiated impacts on local economies, environment, people and government revenues. A fully integrated…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Maldonado, Jorge Higinio; Moreno Sánchez, Rocío del Pilar; Vargas Morales, Myriam Elizabeth; Henao Henao, Juan Pablo; González Tarazona, Yurani; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto; Schling, Maja
Coastal zones are among the most economically productive areas of the world. However, they are also among the most vulnerable regions to disasters triggered by natural hazards. Recent recognition of…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; World Resources Institute
Coastal ecosystems provide a wide variety of goods and services in countries across the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. To maintain the value that coastal ecosystems provide in a…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Suarez, Ginés; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Zuloaga, Daniela; Chevalier, Ophélie
Las aglomeraciones urbanas constituyen polos de concentración de riesgos y oportunidades para más del 80% de la población de Latinoamérica y el Caribe (LAC), y representan unidades de trabajo idóneas…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Bagstad, Kenneth J.; Cicowiez, Martin; Dudek, Sebastian
We link the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform to ecosystem services modeling (ESM). The IEEMESM Platform is an innovative decision-making framework for exploring complex…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Bagstad, Kenneth J.; Cicowiez, Martin; Dudek, Sebastian
Vinculamos la Plataforma de Modelado Económico-Ambiental Integrada (IEEM) al modelado de servicios ecosistémicos (ESM). La plataforma IEEM ESM es un marco innovador de toma de decisiones para…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin
This Technical Guide is the User Guide for the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform, a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model developed at the Inter-American…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin
This technical guide presents the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform, a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model developed at the Inter-American Development Bank…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin
Esta guía técnica presenta la Plataforma de Modelado Económico-Ambiental Integrada (IEEM por sus siglas en ingles), un modelo de equilibrio general computable dinámico recursivo desarrollado en el…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Derlagen, Christian; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Egas, Juan José; Pierre, Guillaume
El sector agropecuario es importante para la economía de Honduras, representa el 12.9% del Producto Interno Bruto (PIB), el 35.6% del valor total de las exportaciones del país, y emplea al 35% de la…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro; Freiría, Heber; Muñoz, Gonzalo
This study looks at the performance of livestock production in Uruguay and Paraguay, analyzing two situations with different implications for development: the displacement of livestock by soybean…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro; Freiría, Heber; Muñoz, Gonzalo
Este estudio examina el desempeño de la producción ganadera en Uruguay y Paraguay, analizando dos situaciones con diferentes implicaciones para el desarrollo: el desplazamiento del ganado por la…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela; Risso, Adrián
La literatura señala la importancia de la buena gobernanza para el desarrollo de los destinos turísticos. En algunos casos, se advierte que la complejidad del entramado de los agentes implicados en…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela; Murguia, Juan M.
This paper applies the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform to the analysis of public investment in tourism in Costa Rica. We show how our IEEM Platform can generate insights…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
Taking disaster and climate change risks into consideration in the design and construction of projects is important to increase their resilience. The Bank has developed a methodology to facilitate…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Ordóñez Arízaga, Javier; Arteaga Galarza, Daniel
Esta herramienta QRE-WASH (Quick Risk Estimation) complementa la Guía para la Gestión del Riesgo en Sistemas de Agua y Saneamiento ante Amenazas Naturales (BID, 2019) y permite identificar y evaluar…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Arteaga Galarza, Daniel; Ordóñez Arízaga, Javier
Los desastres han devastado cada vez más la efectividad en el desarrollo de los países de Latinoamérica y el Caribe. Esta tendencia creciente de daños y pérdidas se debe principalmente a la…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Corderi, David; Hori, Tsuneki; Yamín, Luis Eduardo
Existing and projected economic losses caused by floods all over the world have generated a growing consensus about the need for investment in flood risk mitigation. Most of the evidence on the…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
Rwanda has made strong progress in reducing poverty and enhancing economic growth in the last 15 years. Nonetheless, with the highest population density in Africa and its population projected to…