• 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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    More and better land: promise of a better future

    With training, tools, and inputs, family farmers from Montevideo became producers of businesses and sustainable lands. An experience that may be repeated.

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From manufacturing to mindfacturing

Otto Granados, Director of Public Administration at Tecnologico de Monterrey, explains the situation of competitiveness in Latin America and which should be the ideal com...

Impact Evaluation - Argentina

Lucia Morale, program coordinator at CEDOP, Argentina, explain the use of impact evaluation to measure the effectiveness of programs. The program aims to train police off...

Boosting the trunk network will help expand connectivity in Peru

Advances in mining, fishing, agriculture, and tourism, may be the drivers to promote the development of sectorial ICT applications. 

IV CAF-ILAS Conference

The IV CAF-ILAS conference, held in China, included the participation of public authorities, entrepreneurs, academics, and professionals of the development area, to discu...

For a Safer Latin America: a New Perspective to Prevent and Control Crime

CAF's 2014 Economy and Development Report proposes a new approach to understand insecurity and violence from the analysis of the elements that make up a criminal event (i...

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

CAF's 2014 Economy and Development Report (RED, for its acronym in Spanish), proposes a comprehensive approach to plan, design, and implement effective interventions to fight crime in Latin America 

IV Multilatinas Forum

The fourth edition of the "Multilatinas Forum", organized by AmericaEconomia, will take place on October 21-22, 2014, in Mexico City.

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.

II Annual CAF-Oxford Conference

This Conference deals with the growth of the middle classes and its implications for economic development, as well as democratic consolidation in Latin America. 

Annual Canning House Conference

Canning House, the prestigigious think tank that for more than 70 years has promoted relationships between America and the United Kingdom, will hold its annual conference. Its thematic focus will be regional integration and the impact of the old and new commercial blocks on the development of Latin America

IV Ibero-American Congress on Road Safety

The CISEV is a congress organized and promoted from its beginning by the Ibero-American Road Institute (IVIA, for its acronym in Spanish).

Fitch Ratings AA- F1+
Japan Credit Rating Agency AA
Moody's Investor Service Aa3 P-1
Standard & Poor's AA- A-1+
II Contest of Youth Orchestras of Bolivia

In order to encourage youth orchestras that promote the social inclusion of children and youths through excellence in musical teaching, CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, the Federation of Private Entrepreneurs of Santa Cruz, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultures of Bolivia, and the Departmental Government of Santa Cruz presented the II Contest of Youth Orchestras of Bolivia, Music to Grow

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
CAF destaca a Colombia como líder en emprendimiento


Bogotá, 24 de September de 2014

“Creímos que el mercado lo resolvía todo”

El País

Washington, DC, 13 de September de 2014

América Latina necesita una "mayor integración" entre Brasil y México, dice CAF

Yahoo! Finanzas/Efe

Washington, DC, 08 de September de 2014

Latin Trade anuncia los ganadores BRAVO


Miami, 22 de July de 2014