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knowledge
img - CAF presented the 2016 Economy and Development Report (RED)
CAF presented the 2016 Economy and Development Report (RED)
This year's report highlights family, school, environment and the world of work as the four life contexts that are fundamental to developing and accumulating the various skills that make up the...
Bankomunales: access to credit for vulnerable populations
Access to financial services for the most vulnerable populations as a mechanism for their social inclusion is a challenge and an imperative to be resolved. 
II Water Dialogues: Challenges for water security
The II Water Dialogues promoted a debate on water security in Latin America and Spain, emphasizing the challenges that must be faced from a perspective of cooperation between the regions 
img - Latin America must invest at least 5 percent per year in infrastructure to take the leap toward competitiveness
Latin America must invest at least 5 percent per year in infrastructure to take the leap toward competitiveness
In the region, the average investment in infrastructure as a percentage of GDP was 2.8 percent between 2008 and 2015, according to the figures in www.infralatam.info, A CAF, IDB, and ECLAC ini...
img - Uruguay's challenges regarding skills for work and life
Uruguay's challenges regarding skills for work and life
The time that parents dedicate to their children, quality of education, and the reduction of the drop-out rate, as well as youth employment, are basic pillars in the development of skills of U...
events
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XXI Annual CAF Conference
The XXI edition of the CAF Annual Conference will meet in Washington, D.C. To more than 1,000 leaders from different sectors of the Americas to discuss the main challenges facing the region on ...
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World Water Week
CAF will act as Key Collaborating Partner at the most important annual event on water issues globally: The World Water Week.
calls
img - Fourth International Seminar Latin America and the Caribbean and China: Conditions and challenges in the XXI Century
Fourth International Seminar Latin America and the Caribbean and China: Conditions and challenges in the XXI Century
The ALCChina network calls all interested parties or working on Latin America-China relations to participate with a proposal  for a presentation in the Fourth International Seminar L...
img - I International CAF call for impact evaluations for better management
I International CAF call for impact evaluations for better management
Do you want to measure the impact of your policy or learn about the best way to implement it working with a team of very qualified professionals? CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, through...

CAF issued bonds totaling USD 1.250 million

noticia - CAF issued bonds totaling USD 1.250 million
11 July 2017

High demand by investors allowed CAF to increase the original amount. Central banks and public institutions originated more than half of these orders

Major boost in Latin America’s digital integration

noticia - Major boost in Latin America’s digital integration
21 June 2017

A group of leading international experts made an appeal to invest in the creation of a Latin American digital market that boosts competitiveness, furthers regional integration and reactivates economic growth

releases
Empowered municipal administration to better manage urban green spaces

12 July 2017

CAF and FAO organized a forum to discuss the most effective measures to empower municipal administration and achieve a better quality of life through an improved management of green spaces

First International Conference of B Lawyers

Lima / Perú, 12 July 2017

At the conference organized by Sistema B, in association with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), attorneys from 13 countries assessed the legal identity of triple-impact corporations worldwide, aiming to promote new legal approac...

CAF issues bonds totaling USD 1.250 million

11 July 2017

High demand from investors allowed CAF to increase the amount originally proposed. Central banks and public institutions were responsible for more than half of the orders 

Bringing Internet into the classroom is key in improving education systems

11 July 2017

Improving and expanding the use of technology and accessing broadband connectivity is essential in improving education systems in Latin America

Lessons learned from the incorporation of renewable sources of energy

11 July 2017

Leading international experts discussed the lessons learned from the introduction of renewable forms of energy in Latin American countries, and agreed that the portfolio of hydroelectric projects is essential in complementing the supply of...

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visiones
Cómo multiplicar el impacto de los emprendimientos sociales
En América Latina cada vez hay más casos de emprendimientos que pretenden solucionar desafíos sociales a través de empresas, y no desde la filantropía.  
7 claves para triunfar en la Convocatoria del llamado por una #MejorGestión
Compartimos algunas claves para los interesados en participar en la  I Convocatoria internacional CAF de evaluaciones de impacto para una mejor gestión.
La paradoja de la escasez de agua en América Latina
A pesar contar con abundantes decursos hídricos, en América Latina existe una cultura de uso ineficiente del agua en casi todos los ámbitos en los que se utiliza. 
Fútbol para el desarrollo: Más allá de anotar goles
Es necesario realizar más evaluaciones rigurosas y sistemáticas de las iniciativas encaminadas a mejorar las condiciones de niños y niñas vulnerables a través del deporte.   
La reconquista del espacio público
Necesitamos nuevas estrategias que devuelvan los espacios públicos a los ciudadanos y que fomenten modos de transporte más sostenibles.
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