Jul 2016
Author(s): Baldwin, Gunnar
Country safeguard systems are the first line of defense to mitigate the environmental and social impacts of projects that the Inter-American Development Bank finances in the Caribbean. The capacity…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Reymondin, Louis;Coca, Alejandro;Arango, David;Jarvis, Andy;Navarrete, Carolina;Suding, Paul Hugo;Watkins, Graham George
Deforestation as one of the potential indirect impacts of infrastructure development has increasingly become an important issue in the development community. While questions concerning the drivers…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Gill, Roger;Opperman, Jeff;Harrison, David
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region is experiencing dynamic growth and requires large investments in electrical infrastructure. Hydropower is a major component of the region's energy…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Dixon, John A.
Development projects have a wider set of impacts than just direct project outputs. A hydropower dam, for example, produces electricity but also disrupts river flows and may affect biodiversity and…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Alleng, Gerard
This presentation discusses the cost of impacts of climate change on the Caribbean. The response of adaptation will need to be applied towards an integral strategy to build on disaster risk…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Renshaw, Jonathan
The aim of this note is to provide an overview of the situation of the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana. The note covers a range of issues, including land regularisation, environment - especially mining…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Tyler, Seth D.
This documents was prepared for the Inter-American Development Bank Regional Policy Dialogue. It analyzes the Caribbean sub-region integrated by The Bahamas, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Guyana,…