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  • 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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  • COLOMBIA – ECUADOR – PERÚ

    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

    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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knowledge
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 

Impact measurement - Colombia

Cecilia Rico, Director of Revenue Management at the DIAN, Colombia, tells us about the use of impact measurements to evaluate the effectiveness of the program "Jornadas N...

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...

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...

Impact Measurement - Venezuela

Angel Alvarado, Director of Citizen Security in the Municipality of Sucre, Caracas, Venezuela, explained the implementation of an impact evaluation of the program to meas...

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 

events
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. 

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. 

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. 

Fitch Ratings AA- F1+
Japan Credit Rating Agency AA
Moody's Investor Service Aa3 P-1
Standard & Poor's AA- A-1+
calls
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
Si no invertimos nos vamos a quedar cada vez más atrás

AméricaEconomía

Ciudad de Panamá, 21 de October de 2014

IFC y CAF capitalizan a Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional

Portafolio

Bogotá, 10 de October de 2014

CAF destaca a Colombia como líder en emprendimiento

Portafolio

Bogotá, 24 de September de 2014

“Creímos que el mercado lo resolvía todo”

El País

Washington, DC, 13 de September de 2014