The provision of energy efficient cook stoves and renewable energy development will improve living standards in low-income rural communities in Honduras in a program financed by the Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program. The program will primarily benefit indigenous and Afro-Honduran communities not connected to the national power grid. Activities will help to change the focus … [Read more...] about Improved Cook Stoves for Rural Communities in Honduras
Who cares about climate change?
By Tomas Serebrisky, Javier Morales and Diego Margot* Climate change has an increasingly important role in IDB’s projects , strategies and policies. In this institution, the importance of climate change as a pillar to sustainable development in Latin America is undeniable. However, the critics argue that the climate change agenda is imposed either directly or through … [Read more...] about Who cares about climate change?
Jamaica’s PPCR Investment Plan Will Mainstream Climate Change Adaptation
Coral Reef Restoration in the Caribbean from el BID - the IDB on Vimeo. Jamaica’s Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Investment Plan will support the aims of the country’s Strategic Program for Climate Resilience to identify vulnerable communities; strengthen institutions for mainstreaming climate change and policy formulation; build capacity for forecasting, planning and … [Read more...] about Jamaica’s PPCR Investment Plan Will Mainstream Climate Change Adaptation
Pink drones out of control over the Andes!
No, this is not some military project aimed at equipping wildlife with lethal capabilities. The project is actually harmless. It seeks to increase our knowledge of flamingo flight patterns in southern Bolivia, with the ultimate goal of better locating future infrastructure development in the region. To achieve that, we joined a group of field ornithologists to equip five adult … [Read more...] about Pink drones out of control over the Andes!
Chile – Clean Technology Fund Investment plan
Investment plan for Chile emphasizes renewable solar power and energy efficiency Chile’s CTF investment plan will strengthen the country’s energy security and meet its commitment to tackling climate change. Prepared by the country’s Energy Ministry with input from national stakeholders, the IDB, and other multilateral and bilateral institutions,the original plan was … [Read more...] about Chile – Clean Technology Fund Investment plan