Bolivia and Jamaica represent two faces of the geography of our atmosphere. While Bolivia offers breathtaking snowy mountains, typical of the Andes Cordillera, Jamaica brings paradise-like Caribbean beaches to the picture. Both countries sum up an aggregated population of nearly 15 million, a territory of more than 1.1 million square kilometers, and an impressive geographic, … [Read more...] about From the summits of La Paz, to the coast of Jamaica. Celebrating their independence and safeguards.
Environmental and Social Safeguards
Thinking about Perú brings to life images of breathtaking green valleys that are lost in sight, vibrant Inca infrastructure, and a world-class cultural and natural richness evident in its people, landscapes and culinary traditions. This 28th of July, we celebrate the social diversity and enriching culture of The Republic of Perú, on the anniversary of its … [Read more...] about Celebrating Sustainability and Safeguards on Peru´s Independence Day
Home to more than 48 million people (1), Colombia is the fourth biggest economy in South America. With over 400 million square kilometers and nearly 85 ecosystems made out of plains, rivers, coasts, moors and vibrant lungs of humid forests (2), Colombia is located in the northern border of the continent and serves as a natural habitat for millions of species, placing it among … [Read more...] about Celebrating sustainability and safeguards on Colombia’s Independence Day
The environmental and social safeguard policies have as objectives to prevent, minimize and mitigate adverse impacts that affect the environment and society. They also promote the conservation of biodiversity and ensure the provision of ecosystem services. These policies have been the answer for improving actions during the implementation of activities aimed at managing … [Read more...] about How do we ensure compliance with environmental and social commitments in development projects?
To help increase the capacities of counterparts and executing agencies in matters of environmental and social risk management, the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) offers its course on Principles for Review of Environmental Impact Studies - PREIA. With more than 400 certificated participants in three languages, this online course explains international good practices … [Read more...] about Do you want to know what is essential for the socio-environmental management of projects?