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  • IDB-GEF Grant to Help Haiti Fight Environmental Decay / Don de BID-FEM pour aider Haïti à lutter contre la dégradation de l’environnement

    Thursday, September 24th, 2009

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    Haiti to combat environmental decay with IDB funds

    A $3.44 million grant will support sustainable land and forest management practices, improve preservation of Macaya Park

    The Inter-American Development Bank on Sept. 23 approved a $3.44 million grant to help Haiti combat rapid environmental degradation through the integration of sustainable land and forest […]

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    New Rules for Used Oil Recycling in Brazil

    Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

    At the end of August Brazil published an inter-ministerial portaria setting minimum parameters for the collection of used or contaminated oil (lubricants). A portaria is an administrative rule implementing a regulatory measure — usually adopted by a single ministry or agency, except where the subject matter (such as this one) cuts across several jurisdictions […]

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    Institutional Limits to Effective Environmental Policymaking

    Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

    Changes Ahead for Peruvian Environmental Policy, or More of the Same? 
    Two weeks ago, while surfing South American blogs, I came across an interesting one covering environmental affairs in Peru.  "Ecoperú" (see link on the right-hand sidebar or click on the logo to the right of these words) is a pretty good blog in Spanish done by […]

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