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Results Briefs August 17, 2018

Sustainable Natural Resources Management in Argentina: $60 million in IBRD Sustainable Development Bonds

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Results from the World Bank Treasury

  • Purpose: To improve the sustainable and efficient management of forest resources, conserve biodiversity in protected areas and forest landscapes, and integrate small producers into forestry development and conservation.
  • IBRD Financing: $60 million
  • Expected Results (include): Bring approximately 38,000 hectares of additional forest areas under management plans, conserve biodiversity in protected areas and forest landscapes, and integrate small producers into forestry development and conservation.

Development Challenge

The project aims to improve the sustainable and efficient management of forest resources.

Project Description

The project helps improve capacity and targets conservation programs with a focus on the highly threatened Chaco region, promoting sustainable practices in commercial plantations targeting small and medium producers, and strengthens management capacity and infrastructure of eleven priority protected areas (national parks).


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$60 million

Learn more about the role of IBRD Financing and how the World Bank Treasury contributes to the overall mission of the World Bank Group.