• 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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IXP in Latin America: Low cost internet at higher speed

The development of this technology in the region could reduce up to 38 percent of the costs associated to Internet international traffic. Forty-nine percent of the Intene...

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...

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...

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...

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. 

One hundred years ago, on August 15, 1914, a steamboat called Ancon inaugurated an infrastructure work that would revolutionize world trade and would place Panama and Latin America in the eyes of the world: the Panama Canal

CAF's Annual Conference brings together more than 1,000 high ranking officials from governments and international organizations, entrepreneurs, investors, journalists, analysts, and representatives of organizations of the civil society from the region and the United States

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. 

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. 

XVIII Annual CAF Conference

The XVIII CAF Annual Conference, jointly organized with the Inter-American Dialogue and the Organization of American States, will be held in Washington, D.C., on September 3rd and 4th, 2014

2nd. Regional Telecommunications Congress discusses challenges and regulatory changes in Latin America

The 2nd. Regional Telecommunications Congress (CRT2014,by its initials on Spanish) is the meeting point for key stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to share experiences, best practices in public policy, discuss regulatory challenges and make the consensus needed to increase investment, network deployment, coverage, quality of services and connectivity for the benefit of Latin American people.

World Water Week

The World Water Week is a global conference focused in the main topics and practical soulutions. It gathers experts, opinión leaders and decision makers from all corners around the world.

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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 

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Miami, 22 de July de 2014

Entrevista a Enrique García, presidente ejecutivo de CAF

Tele Buen Día - Canal 4 Uruguay

Montevideo, 17 de July de 2014

Entrevista a Enrique García en el programa Posdata

Cadena A - Canal 36 Bolivia

La Paz, 07 de July de 2014