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Global hunger levels rising due to extreme weather, UN warns

Progress made in the past decade has been reversed, with climate extremes such as droughts and floods identified as a main cause. The Guardian Global hunger...

End of Colombia conflict may bring new threats to ecosystems

A new study outlines a sustainable path forward for the second most biodiverse country in the world. Science Daily  More than 50 years of internal conflict...

UN experts urge prompt ratification of landmark Latin America and Caribbean environment treaty

UN UN human rights experts welcome the adoption of the landmark Escazú agreement and are now urging States in Latin America and the Caribbean to...

Interconnected Social and Environmental Problems Need Interconnected Solutions

How a family-planning group and an environmental organization banded together to foster the health of forests, fisheries, and families at the same time. SSIR Five years...

Americas: states can make history by signing regional environmental treaty

Amnesty International Governments across Latin America and the Caribbean can make history and set new standards for protection of the environment and human rights...

Report links the expansion of the Colombian airport financed by IDB with the damage...

The Inter-American Development Bank’s Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) released an investigation report confirming that the Bank violated policies designed to protect communities...

Logging, Mining, And Agricultural Concessions Data Transparency: A Survey Of 14 Forested Countries

by Jessica Webb, Rachael Petersen, Elizabeth Moses, Carole Excell, Mikaela Weisse, Elizabeth Cole and Sam...

Questions about the role of International Financial Institutions in the implementation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

The International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and other entities grouped around economic growth and the Objectives...

Chinese Investments in Colombia

Colombia's trade policy has for many years favored attracting foreign investment. This responds to a...

Brazil, BNDES and investment projects with implications in the Amazon region

In recent years, some countries with emerging economies have become important international project funders; a...

Guidelines for discussion. Implementation of an Information Access Policy for the Brazilian Development Bank BNDES

The document we present is the result of a joint work among different regional organizations...

Executive Summary – Higs and Lows of safeguards

Environmental and social safeguards are changing for public and private investment in Latin America. At...

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