Aug 2018
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.;Ruiz-Tagle V., Cristóbal
This paper examines the effect of exposure to air pollution on the probability of a pregnancy ending in a stillbirth delivery. We use official registry data of pregnancy outcomes and municipality-…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Dixon, John A.
This paper provides guidance to Bank staff on how to conduct an expanded, comprehensive economic cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in order to measure net benefits from a project taking both project and…
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…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio-culturally…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Quintero, Juan David
This paper proposes a concept of green infrastructure, centered on a multi-level approach to infrastructure development that addresses these impacts. The paper argues that only multi-level solutions…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The Environment and Safeguards Group (ESG) of the IDB has examined how potential environmental and social risks of major Bank-supported road improvement investments in natural resource rich and socio…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray;Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.;Clarke, John D.;Scott, Daniel;Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Redwood, John
The purpose of this technical note is to identify key environment and safeguard-related risks and opportunities that should be taken into account in the new Country Strategy for the Dominican…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Barron, Tania
To date, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has considered the impact of its projects on community health and safety on an ad hoc basis. Although the IDB's 2006 Environmental and…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary;Ward, Natasha;Canter, Larry;Arneson, Lynn
The objective of this Technical Note is to describe the necessary Bank requirements for the content of an Environmental and Social Analysis (ESA), with a focus on the particular issues related to…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary;Arneson, Lynn;Ward, Natasha
When investing in small and mid-size hotel projects, the IDB, as a general rule, requires that the Sponsor develop and implement an environmental and social management system (ESHSMS). The ESHSMS is…
May 2011
Author(s): Hoagland-Grey, Hilary
The objective of this Technical Note is to describe the necessary Bank requirements for the content and disclosure of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs), with a focus on the…
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…