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Rapports et recherches
Articles et Livres
octobre 2016
Amérique centrale
Caraïbes
Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Amérique du Sud

This report, produced by the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) of the World Bank, examines LAC’s challenges as the global economy settles to an equilibrium with lower growth and lower commodity prices. Chapter 1 gives an overview of the world economy and how it affects LAC’s short and medium-term prospects.

Articles et Livres
septembre 2016
Costa Rica
Guatemala
Honduras
Amérique centrale
Amérique du Sud

The impacts of climate change exacerbate the myriad challenges faced by smallholder farmers in the Tropics. In many of these same regions, there is a lack of current, consistent, and spatially-explicit data, which severely limits the ability to locate smallholder communities, map their adaptive capacity, and target adaptation measures to these communities.

juillet 2016
Amérique centrale

Central America is undergoing an
important transition, with urban populations increasingat
accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges as well as
opportunities to boost sustained,inclusive and resilient
growth. Today, 59 percent of Central America's

Rapports et recherches
Documents de politique et mémoires
juillet 2016
République-Unie de Tanzanie
Japon
Malaisie
Madagascar
Chine
Namibie
Indonésie
Australie
République populaire démocratique de Corée
Argentine
République de Corée
Sri Lanka
Brésil
Nouvelle-Zélande
Amérique centrale
Amérique septentrionale
Océanie

To meet carbon emissions targets, more than 30 countries have committed to boosting production of renewable resources from biological materials andconvert them into products such as food, animal feedand bioenergy. In a post-fossil-fuel world, an increasingproportion of chemicals, plastics, textiles, fuels and electricity will have to come from biomass, which takesup land.

Articles et Livres
juin 2016
Paraguay
Amérique centrale
Amérique du Sud

This study analyzes the past, current and potential future deforestation resulting from the improvement of the road segment between San Juan Nepomuceno and the 6th route (PR-L1080) in Southeastern Paraguay. For the purpose of the analysis, the study used satellite images to detect deviations from the usual pattern of vegetation and thus identify anthropogenic change.

Articles et Livres
juin 2016
Paraguay
Amérique centrale
Amérique du Sud

This study analyzes the past, current and potential future deforestation resulting from the improvement of the road segment between San Juan Nepomuceno and the 6th route (PR-L1080) in Southeastern Paraguay. For the purpose of the analysis, the study used satellite images to detect deviations from the usual pattern of vegetation and thus identify anthropogenic change.

Articles et Livres
juin 2016
Amérique centrale
Amérique du Sud

Women’s land rights are increasingly advocated as an empowerment tool to spur development outcomes. However, empirical evidence of this relationship is limited. In this study we use data from peasant communities in rural Peru to explore the effect of the intra-household allocation of inherited land on women’s empowerment.

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