Annual Report on the Environment and Natural Resources 1997
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This 1997 Annual Report on the Bank's activities in environment and natural resources reviews the record since the IDB-8 Agreement and highlights some of the most interesting and innovative initiatives that have been launched during the past year. The Report offers a comprehensive picture of environment and natural resources lending for 1997, new strategic approaches, Bank operations, the output of publications, and the Bank's widespread engagement in cooperative activities, conferences and technical workshops with other multilateral lenders, UN agencies, bilateral donors, NGO's and governments concerned with improving environment and natural resources management in the Hemisphere. The Bank's lending for the environment and natural resources sector in 1997 reached $862 million, rising slightly over the previous year to approximately 14% of the total lending for the year.