FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL DISASTERS

  • 1
    We develop economic tools and financing schemes, which serve to pool international resources and estimate investment impacts.
  • 2
    We increase the capacity of professionals in the region to apply environmental economics in a systematic, rigorous and objective way.
  • 3
    We strengthen regional integration through the collection and dissemination of knowledge on the status, threats and benefits of key areas and relevant policies.
  • 4
    We foster informed decision-making by providing critical information to member countries on ecosystem services and climate change adaptation and mitigation measures.
  • 5
    We help countries design and implement disaster risk management plans focused on risk identification, prevention and mitigation, financial and risk management and institutional strengthening for preparedness.

OUR VISION

We seek to fully incorporate natural capital, climate change and natural disaster risk management into sustainable economic development planning in Latin America and the Caribbean. We create knowledge that generates awareness and tools for informed decision-making. We safeguard a better quality of life by valuing the region’s biodiversity and ecosystem services, while providing innovative solutions to climate change impacts.

CURRENT FOCUS AREAS

Strengthen and foster environmental governance and policy.

Innovate in public and private financing investment opportunities.

Assist countries in the design and implementation sustainable development plans that include natural capital, disaster risk management and climate change impact consideration.

Provide environmental and social safeguards for all countries’ projects and plans.

STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF PROJECTS
IDB FINANCING

Projects by Country

Subsector Breakdown

TOTAL LOANS IN SECTOR
$
0.0M