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The 23rd Congress of the World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO) will be held in Medellin, Colombia, between September 27th and 30th. The Congress is ...
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CAF-Oxford Conference: The challenges of informality in Latin America
CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, and Oxford University, invite to the Conference "The Challenges of Informality in Latin America: political, economic, and social dimensions", which will...

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Youths present proposals to face world problems to the Pope

noticia - Youths present proposals to face world problems to the Pope
30 May 2016

During the Intercontinental Youths Meeting, organized by the Scholas Ocurrentes Foundation with the support of CAF, global proposals were debated to face wars and terrorism, promote the protection of the planet and responsible consumption, and search for solutions to the economic crisis. 

Argentina will get up to USD 2 billion from CAF for for its development plan

noticia - Argentina will get up to USD 2 billion from CAF for for its development plan
05 May 2016

In his visit to the Pink House, Enrique García, Executive President of CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, met with Mauricio Macri, President of the Republic of Argentina. They announced the financial institution's commitment to promote the comprehensive development of the country through the implementation of the Belgrano Plan, and support the ambitious infrastructure investment plan, among others. 

CAF Supports Fiscal Consolidation in Trinidad and Tobago

19 July 2016

The institution approved US$300 million to help consolidate the country's fiscal accounts, thus preserving productive activities and employment. 

Registration opens for the VI Ibero-American Economic Journalism Award

16 June 2016

In this edition, works may be presented that have been published between January1st and June 30th of 2016. One of the main subjects that will be valued, although not exclusively, will be articles that deal with "innovation for development"...

The University of San Andrés opens a new training cycle in public management

03 June 2016

The Program has been implemented in Argentina since 2008, and has trained more than 1,400 public policy makers, technical government officials, and leaders of the civil society 

Embroidering Hope: a humane productive model for jails in Paraguay

03 June 2016

The Buen Pastor prison will be the place to implement the first pilot plan of the agreement signed between the Ministry of Justice and CAF and the Princesa Diana Foundation, to improve the life conditions of imprisoned wome...

CAF participates in the launching of the OECD Regional Program for Latin America

02 June 2016

In Paris, Enrique García, Executive President of CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, highlighted the region's pending challenges regarding productivity, social inclusion, and governance 

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CAF aporta 1.500 millones de dólares para la paz en Colombia

Revista Semana

Bogotá / Colombia, 15 July 2016

Oportunidades: la esencia del desarrollo

Planeta Futuro / El País

08 July 2016

Una ruta para toda la región

La Prensa / Martes Financiero

Ciudad de Panamá / Panamá, 28 June 2016

Casi nadie está preparado para el Internet de las Cosas

América Economía

Santiago / Chile, 22 June 2016

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Oportunidades: la esencia del desarrollo
La capacidad de las personas para transformar su realidad está directamente relacionada con las oportunidades que tienen o dejan de tener  
Casi nadie está preparado para el Internet de las Cosas
La interconexión digital de los objetos, también llamada Internet de las cosas, representa una gran oportunidad y a la vez una importante amenaza, especialmente para regiones en desarrollo com...
Desarrollo de la primera infancia: ¿lujo o necesidad?
La ausencia de políticas de desarrollo infantil temprano tiende a provocar altas tasas de repetición y deserción escolar, bajas tasas de finalización y baja calidad de la educación.
Panamá: de pequeños caficultores a exitosos empresarios
Un proyecto para caficultores locales de Panamá ha mejorado los ingresos, el nivel de instrucción y la calidad de vida de 90 familias campesinas.
Bankomunales, la otra microfinanza
Miembros de una misma comunidad, generalmente de escasos recursos, se juntan para crear una cooperativa en la que son los dueños del capital y asumen el negocio de darse créditos
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