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knowledge
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. 
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...
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 - 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...
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...
events
img - CAF Conference: Cities with a Future
CAF Conference: Cities with a Future
More than 300 participants, including national and local government authorities, scholars and press members, representatives from international organizations and the private sector will meet i...
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...

Latin America’s position on the new hemispherical and global scenario

noticia - Latin America’s position on the new hemispherical and global scenario
07 September 2017

During the second day of the CAF Conference, top-level international experts such as Francis Fukuyama and Rick Waddell explored the geopolitical and commercial opportunities available to Latin America, within an international scenario marked by protectionism, technological disruption and the fight against corruption.

Latin America needs a political pact for productivity

noticia - Latin America needs a political pact for productivity
06 September 2017

Luis Carranza, Executive President of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), highlighted the advances in macroeconomic stability and equity in the region in recent years, in addition to pointing out the challenges of consolidating growth and reducing poverty, during the 21st annual CAF Conference held in Washington DC

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
Ciudades colombianas: epicentro del desarrollo del país
Al igual que sucede en el resto de América Latina, las ciudades colombianas registran altas tasas de informalidad laboral, de vivienda y de transporte público que limitan el crecimiento económ...
Biocomercio en áreas de post-conflicto colombiano
Un proyecto que fomenta el biocomercio pretende  reducir la pobreza y mejorar la calidad de vida de familias campesinas que habitan  en zonas de post-conflicto colombiano.
Las ciudades deben ser el motor del crecimiento de América Latina
Abordar el fenómeno de la "triple informalidad" (en vivienda, transporte y empleo) en las ciudades es una de las tareas pendientes de América Latina para los próximos años.
Agenda para las alianzas público-privadas en América Latina
Para aprovechar al máximo el potencial de las APP, América Latina debe mejorar los marcos normativos, regulatorios e institucionales, y  favorecer el clima de inversión.
El reto de mejorar la capacitación de funcionarios públicos en América Latina
Contar con funcionarios bien formados es imprescindible para  implementar políticas públicas que respondan eficientemente a las necesidades de los ciudadanos. 
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