Ecuador aims to close the gap in the water and sanitation coverage

    Coverage has increased for the quality and efficiency of the basic services of potable water, sanitary sewage, and collection and disposal of solid residues, seeking to improve the health and productivity conditions in rural and urban area...more information >

  • 13.7 kilometers of speed, efficience and technology

    Financed by CAF, the first Metro line in Panama is 13.7 km long, has 12 stations, and 19 trains with three carriages each. 

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    Andean bio-trade: a strategy for preservation and sustainable use

    Part of the results of this program include the training of more than 100 executives from financial and local development agencies, and close to 60 thousand hectares under sustainable management

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Uruguay supports the implementation of telemedicine systems

The penetration indices of telecommunication services are high and accesible. with a high degree of technical advancement and connectivity 

Young people are leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators

Young people in the region seek political participation spaces to be represented and heard, while at the same time they try to better themselves to have more working oppo...

2014 RED - For a Safer Latin America

Latin America is undergoing a crisis of epidemic proportions with respect to citizen safety. In 2010, there were 126,456 homicides, equivalent to 21 violent deaths per 10...

1 out of 3 Latin Americans belongs to the middle class

In the past decade, Latin America has reduced poverty and strengthened the growth of the middle class, which reaches almost 200 million people. These changes promise to t...

The renewal of poor neighbourhoods seeks to increase social inclusion

Most of the urban growth in Latin America is taking place in informal settlements. Therefore, the goal is to adapt these neighborhoods to better standards of living to pr...

This will be the main focus of the II CAF-Oxford Conference on October 31st in the United Kingdom. This Conference will bring together renowned academics and public actors from Europe and Latin America 

Enrique García, executive president of CAF -development bank of Latin America- stressed the importance of multilateral financing in meeting the challenge of climate change at today's United Nations Climate Summit on behalf of the IDFC, the world's largest source of public funding for climate programs

Latin Trade Conference

The Conference, organized together with the Inter-American Development Bank and the AS/COA, will precede the presentation of the BRAVO Business Awards. 

The Mexico Summit

The Mexico Summit will convene Economist editors, policy-makers, thought-leaders and top business minds to apply fresh-thinking to the key pillars necessary for achieving long-term, sustainable economic growth in Mexico.

International Week of Risk Management

This four-day practical and interactive program has been developed exclusively to enable central banks and other official institutions delegates to exchange their knowledge on Risk Management and Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA) with a strong focus on Market Risk, Credit Risk and Forward-Looking Approaches to Strategic Asset Allocation.

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Waterways for the development and integration of South America

The objective of this meeting is to learn about the situation and prospects for the development of the waterways in South America, the political visions regarding their contribution to economic and social development,  as well as the identification of strategic projects. In addition, CAF´s Regional Program for the Development of the South American Waterways" will be presented

Latin American Cities Conferences

AS/CoA, an institution which promotes dialogue and debate regarding the main political, social, and economic issues in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, holds the cycle of meetings, "Latin American Cities Conferences" in the main cities in Latin America, to analyze crucial topics for the progress and the development of the region related to growth and economic prospects, democracy, education, technological innovation, and the new emerging integration schemes. 

Fitch Ratings AA- F1+
Japan Credit Rating Agency AA
Moody's Investor Service Aa3 P-1
Standard & Poor's AA- A-1+
Technological Patents for Development Regional Initiative

The call for entries seeks to promote the presentation of technological patentable concepts by individuals and institutions, as well as the development of Patents Incubators in the region 

AintNoNeed - Collaborative Economy

We are seeking for entrepreneurs around the world that propose sustainable solutions with the potential to impact millions of people in Colombia, based on collaborative economy

caf in the media
Cara a cara con Enrique García


Madrid, 23 October 2014

Si no invertimos nos vamos a quedar cada vez más atrás


Ciudad de Panamá, 21 October 2014

CAF destaca a Colombia como líder en emprendimiento


Bogotá, 24 September 2014