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The impact of the IIRSA road infrastructure programme on Amazonia

Pitou van Dijck

The impact of the IIRSA road infrastructure programme on Amazonia

by Pitou van Dijck

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infrastructure (Economics),
  • Roads,
  • Integración de la Estructura Regional de Sudamérica (Project),
  • Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPitou van Dijck
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC167.A26 D55 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25339912M
    ISBN 109780415531085, 9780203084021
    LC Control Number2012020067

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    Program Officer at Oxfam in Peru, where he coordinates a project on land rights associated to agribusiness in Peru and Colombia; and also as a consultant for Universidad del Pacifico.. Financing Infrastructure Projects in the Southern Amazon of Peru: its relation with environmental and social safeguards GEGI WORKING PAPER • 10/ 1. Introduction. The Brazilian Amazon harbors one third of the world’s tropical forests and has been estimated to sustain 13% of the world’s biota (Lewinsohn and Prado, ).Moist, tropical forests in this region span across an area of roughly 4 million km 2, 90% of which was once forested (Olson et al., ).This region of rich biodiversity is also experiencing some of the world’s Cited by:

      The researchers included in their model the road, hydropower and mining projects planned as part of the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA. The Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA) is a proposal for the construction of several highways throughout the continent, five of them within the western Amazon Basin. The Pucallpa-Cruzeiro do Sul road is one such proposed highway.


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The impact of the IIRSA road infrastructure programme on Amazonia by Pitou van Dijck Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia [Pitou van Dijck] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book analyses the potential socio-economic and environmental impacts of the Initiative for Regional Infrastructure Integration in South America (IIRSA)Cited by: This is the first book on IIRSA and its potential implications for South America and more specifically for Amazonia.

The book provides an in-depth analysis of the infrastructure programme and deals particularly with methods to assess the probable effects of road construction Cited by: This is the first book on IIRSA and its potential implications for South America and more specifically for Amazonia.

The book provides an in-depth analysis of the infrastructure programme and deals. This book analyses the potential socio-economic and environmental impacts of the Initiative for Regional Infrastructure Integration in South America (IIRSA), a continent-wide programme. IIRSA aims at facilitating intra-regional trade and Cited by:   As stated in its title, the book deals with roads in the Amazon region, arguably among the most controversial and potentially disruptive kind of projects in the IIRSA's portfolio.

The first sentence of the first chapter synthesizes the dilemma: ‘Roads play a key role in economic development, yet are among the major driving forces behind the destruction of ecosystems’.Author: Luis Enrique Sánchez.

This is the first book on IIRSA and its potential implications for South America and more specifically for Amazonia. The book provides an in-depth analysis of the infrastructure programme and deals particularly with methods to assess the probable effects of road construction in environmentally fragile : Pitou Van Dijck.

The impact of the IIRSA road infrastructure programme on Amazonia. [Pitou van Dijck] -- This book analyses the potential socio-economic and environmental impacts of the Initiative for Regional Infrastructure Integration in South America (IIRSA), a continent-wide programme.

Book Review: "The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia", Pitou van Dijck Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management 16( In Routledge issued his book The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia, which focuses on the methodology to assess potential environmental and socio-economic impacts of Size: 1MB.

The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia. [Pitou Van Dijck] -- This book analyses the potential socio-economic and environmental impacts of the Initiative for Regional Infrastructure Integration in South America (IIRSA), a continent-wide programme.

IIRSA states that its comprehensive approach places a priority on environmental protection and is responsive to the importance of people in the region (van Dijck ).

Research on the impacts of roads and electricity supply will test IIRSA’s hub concept in the Amazon. This review will reveal ways in which this nexus impacts both forest’s. Map Impact area of the BR with a 10 km buffer zone.

Map IIRSA Peru-Bolivia-Brazil hub including the Corredor Norte. Map Corredor Norte and natural regions in its impact area. Table Typology of territories in the Amazon based on productivity and growth performance.

Table National strategies for the integration of the. Dijck, Pitou van (), The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia, Routledge, ISBN Fearnside, P.M.; de Alencastro Graça, P.M.

(November ), "BR Brazil's Manaus-Porto Velho highway and the potential impact of linking the arc of deforestation to central amazonia.", Environ Manage, 38 (5 NE end: Manaus – BR The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia.

Earthscan from Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, London and New York Google ScholarCited by: P. Van DijckThe Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia Earthscan from Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, London and New York () Google ScholarCited by: The conservation implications of IIRSA for the Amazon basin are enormous.

Many predict deforestation to follow the proposed linkages of IIRSA just as they have with previous highways into the Amazon. Dijck, Pitou van (), The Impact of the IIRSA Road Infrastructure Programme on Amazonia, Routledge, ISBN Southeast end: Limeira, São Paulo. Keywords: Roads, Amazon, Transportation, road ecology, impacts, epistemology.

IIRSA and Energy Connectivity in the Amazon: Can infrastructure solve energy poverty in the region. Abstract: Dams function as a major source of electricity for Brazil, and are also vital parts of energy systems in other Amazonian countries. Governments and. As a result of IIRSA, illegal logging along new roads and waterways will also impact extensive areas of the Amazon, affecting indigenous and other traditional communities.

The communities that lie in harm’s way have not yet been informed about the planned projects. road infrastructure stock. Introduction Road transport is an important sector of economic activity, especially in developing countries, where it plays an essential role in marketing agricultural products and providing access to health, education and agricultural inputs and extension services.

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