Amérique latine et Caraïbes

Area code (UN M.49)
419

Responsible Investments in Agriculture. In Practice Case Study Review

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EBG Capital was appointed by the German Development Agency (GIZ) to obtain case studies from selected agricultural investment funds (predominantly private equity investors) to determine “best practice” in Responsible Investment (RI) in agriculture and the use of international RI principles and guidelines to achieve this. We requested a case study of a practical (“on-the-ground”) investment in farmland from 33 agricultural investors from around the world.

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septembre 2015
Publisher(s)
GIZ

Opportunity: Intern with the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) Latin America Program

The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) is a global coalition that supports the developing world’s Indigenous Peoples and local communities to secure their rights to own, control and benefit from the natural resources they have depended on for generations.

Conferencia Internacional “Tierras y Territorios en las Américas: acaparamientos, resistencias y alternativas"

Mardi, août 23, 2016 to Vendredi, août 26, 2016

Emplacement

Universidad Externado de Colombia
Cl. 12 #1-17 Este,
Bogotá
Colombie
CO

La conferencia “Tierras y Territorios en las Américas: acaparamientos, resistencias y alternativas” que se realizará en la ciudad de Bogotá entre los días 26 y 28 de agosto de 2016 en la Universidad Externado de Colombia -entidad organizadora-, dará continuidad al trabajo de anteriores conferencias nacionales e internacionales sobre el tema.

Jóvenes Rurales y Tierra. Mecanismos de acceso, dificultades y desafíos en América Latina

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El presente documento brinda elementos analíticos y aspectos claves para el acercamiento a la temática “Jóvenes Rurales y Acceso a la Tierra” y ha sido estructurado en base a la experiencia
de trabajo de la Corporación Procasur en América Latina, que ha propiciado investigaciones y espacios de intercambio para ahondar en las estrategias, problemas y desafíos que enfrenta
la juventud rural para garantizar su acceso a la tierra, activo fundamental para proyectar sus estrategias de vida y desarrollo en el medio rural.
 

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janvier 2016
Publisher(s)
Procasur

Género y políticas de tierras. Experiencias en cuatro países de América Latina partir de los Criterios de Evaluación de Género de GLTN

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La presente publicación recoge cuatro de estos estudios con los que se evaluaron distintas políticas y herramientas con enfoque de género utilizando los Criterios de Género desarrollados por GLTN. Los estudios se elaboraron en 2014 en Nicaragua, Colombia, Costa Rica y Bolivia

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juin 2016
Publisher(s)
International Land Coalition (ILC)

Latin America & the Caribbean - Urban Services Delivery and the Poor : The Case of Three Central American Cities (Vol. 1 of 2) : Service Delivery and Poverty

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The present study describes, and
quantifies the provision of basic urban services to the
poor, in three Central American cities in El Salvador,
Honduras, and, Panama. It also identifies priority areas for
government intervention, using specialized household surveys
to quantify current deficits, and to rank households from
poor to rich, using aggregate consumption as the measure of
welfare. The urban poverty profile is examined in each city,

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août 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

Large Mines and the Community : Socioeconomic and Environmental Effects in Latin America, Canada and Spain

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The book examines the impacts of medium-
and large-scale mines on local communities, through six case
studies, analyzing both the socioeconomic and cultural
effects, as well as environmental impacts of mining
operations on the communities. From a multidimensional
perspective, studies investigate mining operations costs,
and benefits, with an emphasis on the sustainability of
benefits, and the outcomes of the legal, and consultative

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août 2013
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group
International Development Research Center

Catastrophe Insurance Market in the Caribbean Region : Market Failures and Recommendations for Public Sector Interventions

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The Caribbean region suffers from a high
degree of economic volatility. A history of repeated
external and domestic shocks has made economic insecurity a
major concern across the region. Of particular concern to
all households, especially the poorest segments of the
population, is the exposure to shocks that are generated by
catastrophic events or natural disasters. The author
develops a conceptual framework for risk management and

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août 2014
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group

The Prototype Carbon Fund in Latin America : Lessons Learned

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Reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and
other greenhouse gases that affect climate change is one of
the key challenges facing the international community. The
Bank's Prototype Carbon Fund (PCF) provides a framework
for action, learning, and research to demonstrate how
greenhouse gas emission reduction transactions can
contribute to sustainable development, while lowering the
costs of compliance with the Kyoto Protocol-the 1997

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août 2012
Publisher(s)
World Bank Group