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13 Jun 2018 description

An increase of nearly 30 per cent on the previous year, boosting projects that help developing countries cut emissions and address climate risks.

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – Climate financing by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a seven-year high of $35.2 billion in 2017, up 28 per cent on the previous year.

11 May 2018 description

In 2015, the international community committed to the Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 4, which is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. That same year, in Addis Ababa, multilateral development banks committed to work together to assist countries to generate the needed financial resources. In this context, we welcome the proposal for the International Finance Facility for Education. Urgent and unparalleled action is needed to create a learning generation.

11 Sep 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This sixth edition of the Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance provides an overview of financing committed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG), and the World Bank Group (WBG), to climate change mitigation and adaptation projects and activities in 2016.

23 Aug 2017 description

Resumen Ejecutivo

Motivados por los resultados y recomendaciones del estudio preliminar de los vínculos entre la Migración y la Seguridad Alimentaria (“Hambre sin Fronteras”, 2015), el PMA y sus socios decidieron investigar más sobre los vínculos entre la inseguridad alimentaria y la emigración.

23 Aug 2017 description

Executive Summary

Building on the results and recommendations of the exploratory study on the links between Migration and Food Security (“Hunger without Borders”, 2015), WFP and its partners decided to further study linkages between food insecurity and migration, relying on qualitative and quantitative analysis.

20 Aug 2017 description

Executive summary

Building on the results and recommendations of the exploratory study on the links between Migration and Food Security (“Hunger without Borders”, 2015), WFP and its partners decided to further study linkages between food insecurity and migration, relying on qualitative and quantitative analysis.

14 Jun 2017 description

New IDB study estimates potential impact on cities and people in low-elevation coastal zones

BELIZE CITY, Belize – A new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) estimates that 4.2 million people in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and in the Pacific are living in areas that are prone to flooding due to rising sea levels.

28 Feb 2017 description

PREFACIO

La región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) ha mostrado progreso en muchas áreas socioeconómicas en la última década. Entre 2004 y 2014, la mayoría de los países experimentaron tasas de crecimiento anual cercanas al 4%, los índices de pobreza disminuyeron y los ciudadanos de ALC se volvieron más saludables y alcanzaron un mayor nivel de estudios. De hecho, el objetivo de desarrollo del milenio de reducir a la mitad, entre 1990 y 2015, la proporción de personas que viven con menos de US$1,25 por día se alcanzó en 2008, siete años antes.

28 Feb 2017 description

PREFACE

The Latin America and Caribbean region has made progress in many socioeconomic areas over the past decade. Between 2004 and 2014, the majority of the countries had annual growth rates of nearly 4 percent, poverty rates fell, and citizens in the region became healthier and better-educated. In fact, the Millennium Development Goal of halving, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people living on less than US$1.25 a day was attained in 2008, seven years ahead of time.

09 Aug 2016 description

US $81 billion mobilized in 2015 to tackle climate change: Joint MDB report

Climate finance totalling US $81 billion was mobilized for projects funded by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) in 2015. This included $25 billion of MDBs’ direct climate finance, combined with a further $56 billion from other investors.

26 Feb 2016 description

Esta nota técnica presenta un resumen de los resultados de la aplicación del Sistema de Indicadores de gestión de riesgo de desastres en Argentina durante el período de 2001-2010 y posterior al 2010 hasta donde la información lo permite.

25 Sep 2015 description

Esta investigación analiza las interrelaciones entre el crecimiento económico y los desastres naturales, desde un punto de vista eminentemente macroeconómico. Para el estudio de dichas interrelaciones, se utilizaron cuatro instrumentos diferentes: regresiones con un panel de datos departamental, regresiones con un panel de datos municipal, un modelo dinámico con un modelo de gestión de riesgo con expectativas racionales y, finalmente, un modelo recursivo de equilibrio general muy detallado de la economía colombiana.

16 Jun 2015 description

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2015—The world’s six large multilateral development banks (MDBs) delivered over US$28 billion in financing last year to help developing countries and emerging economies mitigate and adapt to the challenges of climate change. The latest figures bring total collective commitments of the past four years to more than US$100 billion.

In 2014, the six banks together provided over US$23 billion dedicated to mitigation efforts and US$5 billion for adaptation work, according to the fourth joint report on MDB climate finance.

03 Apr 2015 description

Nuestro compromiso con la sostenibilidad

03 Apr 2015 description

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Long-term economic growth and the reduction of poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean depend on development that is both socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. Recognizing this, at the IDB, we have made a commitment to maximizing positive environmental and social outcomes of our work, while minimizing risks and negative impacts to people and natural capital. Our Annual Sustainability Report provides a summary of our advances

24 Apr 2014 description

Informe posiciona a América Latina y el Caribe como la próxima despensa global

La región de América Latina y el Caribe puede ayudar a alimentar a una población mundial de nueve mil millones de personas en 2050 siempre y cuando se implementen acciones de política clave que busquen reforzar la productividad agrícola, según un nuevo informe publicado hoy por el Global Harverst Initiative (GHI) y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID).

15 Nov 2013 description

Multilateral development banks deliver US$ 27 billion in climate change financing

Multilateral development banks (MDBs) provided almost US$ 27 billion worldwide, in financing to address the challenges of climate change in 2012, according to the second joint MDB report on climate finance. The report was released today, in line with the commitment by MDBs to enhance the transparency of their investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation.

16 Feb 2010 description

New IDB study raises estimates to between $8 billion and $14 billion, making Jan. 12 earthquake proportionately the most destructive natural disaster of modern times

The cost of rebuilding Haiti's homes, schools, roads and other infrastructure could soar to nearly $14 billion, according to a new study by economists at the Inter-American Development Bank.

The study offers a preliminary estimate of the potential damages resulting from the January 12 earthquake, using simple regression techniques employing data from past natural disasters and their damage estimates.

16 Feb 2010 description


Une nouvelle étude de la BID évalue le montant estimatif des coûts entre $8 milliards et $14 milliards, faisant du tremblement de terre du 12 janvier, en termes proportionnels, la catastrophe naturelle la plus destructrice des temps modernes

Le coût de reconstruction des maisons, des écoles, des routes et des autres infrastructures à Haïti pourrait monter à près de $14 milliards, selon une nouvelle étude menée par des économistes de la Banque interaméricaine de développement.