Jun 2019
Author(s): Sarni, Will
As part of Stockholm World Water Week 2018 (SWWW), the IDB organized, in coordination with several partners, a set of four sessions (“Eye on LAC”) in which the necessity, challenges, and…
May 2019
Author(s): Pezo, Danilo
La intensificación sostenible de la producción ganadera es una estrategia para responder al incremento en la demanda de proteínas de origen animal, tanto para los mercados locales como de exportación…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Poveda, Martín
Esta nota técnica presenta un análisis del potencial para el uso de iluminación pública eficiente en Brasil. El análisis se enfoca en municipalidades pequeñas y medianas. Partiendo de una estimación…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Esta nota técnica explora las perspectivas de desarrollo de la hidroelectricidad de Latinoamerica y el Caribe. Inicialmente, revisa el desarrollo histórico del sector hidroeléctrico en la región.…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vijay, Modi; Bott, Jack; Fobi Nsutezo, Simone ; Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Aclan, Carolina
The utility business was historically hardware driven, where utilities generated power and hoped it reached the customer. They meter the consumption at the home, and replace resources when failure is…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Paredes, Juan Roberto
La Red del Futuro es un ejercicio de planificación energética independiente llevado a cabo por el BID con el objetivo de contribuir a la discusión de una integración efectiva de las energías…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Rugg, Richard; Salmeri, Micol; Wedgwood, Paul
This publication is intended to help sub-national energy policy decision-makers of major Latin American cities as they look to develop and implement clean energy solutions. Our aim is to help local…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; Kwon, Heeseo Rain; Cho, HeeAh; Kim, Jongbok; Lee, Donju
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Garzón, Camilo; Sturzenegger, Germán
Durante la Semana Mundial del Agua 2015, convocada por el Instituto Internacional del Agua de Estocolmo (SIWI), se discutieron, bajo el liderazgo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), los…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Like all living things, humans are "open systems." We're part of - not separate from - our environment, and we continually exchange materials, energy and information with it. What…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Los humanos, al igual que todos los seres vivos, somos sistemas abiertos. Somos parte ¿no separada¿ de nuestro medio ambiente, e intercambiamos continuamente materiales, energía e información con él…
May 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marina; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto
Take a look at the garbage bin in your school or home. Have you ever wondered what makes its content garbage? If you look inside, you may see that the waste at the bottom of the bin is made up of…
May 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marina; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto
Te invito a echar una mirada al recipiente de basura de tu escuela o de tu casa. ¿Te has preguntado qué hace que su contenido sea basura? Si nos asomamos, podemos ver que los desperdicios del fondo…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Masson, Malaika; Walter, Martin; Priester, Michael
How can LAC governments promote the use of clean and green technology in the mining sector and what are the supporting instruments, regulations, infrastructure and institutional aspects that are…
Aug 1995
Author(s): McConnell, Kenneth E.
This paper reviews modern techniques for estimating the benefits of goods which are not bought and sold in markets, paying special attention to the kinds of empirical studies that applied economists…