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knowledge
Public-Private Partnerships: the key for development
These partnerships between private companies and governments enable the development of infrastructure in Latin America. PPPs improve service delivery and maintenance works efficiently
Innovation in Latin America
Innovation is a key player in the economic development of the region, because it expands the current economy and enables the development of new business
Medellin: Urban Innovation and Social Resilience
Medellin is one of the most innovative cities in the world and Latin America. To achieve this, the city focused on two themes: innovation in urban development and social resilience. In the last...
¿How can we have a more effective state?
In recent years, the development debate has focused more on defining what are the best policies for growth and social inclusion and less on the capabilities of the agencies charged with implem...
Guayaquil: City Planning is Key to Development
Guayaquil stands out in Latin America for being considered one of the top smart cities. Jaime Nebot, Mayor of Guayaquil explains the most important features of an inclusive, efficient, strategic ...
events
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II Water Dialogues Latin America and Spain
On September 6th, leaders of the public and private sectors in Latin America and Spain will debate about the most effective actions to improve the management and infrastructure of water on bot...
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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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WAITRO 2016 World Congress
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 ...
calls
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Communication Services for Trinidad & Tobago
CAF - Development Bank of Latin America - makes projects that require a communication consultant in Trinidad & Tobago, for which we are looking for interested persons with experience in strate...
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Ibero-American course on Treatment of Residual Waters and Exploitation of Purification Stations
This course offers training in the different treatment systems, and the functioning and exploitation of purifying stations. 

The Government of Paraguay awards the Order "Gran Cruz" (Grand Cross) to Enrique García, President of CAF

noticia - The Government of Paraguay awards the Order "Gran Cruz" (Grand Cross) to Enrique García, President of CAF
03 August 2016

The Executive President of CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, received the distinction for his contribution to the country's sustainable development during the past decades. During his visit to Asuncion, Garcia will meet with Horacio Cartes, President of the Republic, and other high authorities 

Rivers could transform transportation and communications in South America

noticia - Rivers could transform transportation and communications in South America
22 July 2016

A new regional program will boost the waterways system in South America, to promote economic, commercial, tourism, and social development 

releases
US Vice President Joe Biden to Address 20th Annual CAF Conference

26 August 2016

US Vice President Joe Biden will deliver keynote remarks on United States policy towards the Western Hemisphere during the opening session of the 20th Annual CAF Conference at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, DC on Wednesday, ...

Fans of the Olympic and Patalympic Games may help protect children

03 August 2016

Sports lovers worldwide are challenged to remain active in favor of children 

Thir third version of the Governance Program starts in Bolivia

01 August 2016

CAF and UNIVALLE inaugurated the third version of the Governance, Policy Management, and Public Management Program, with the purpose of strengthening human capital in the public sector 

There are fifteen Latin American finalists for the 2016 Innovators of America Award

28 July 2016

With the sponsorship of CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, Innovators of America announced the finalists of the second edition of the Award, who come from 6 countries of the region 

Artespacio CAF: insights regarding the current Bolivian architecture

26 July 2016

The exhibition will include the participation of renowned Bolivian architects and a visual artist 

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caf in the media
"Uruguay sigue siendo la Suiza de América"

El Observador

Montevideo / Uruguay, 21 August 2016

Reducir el crimen a través de un mejor uso de la policía

Brookings

Washington DC / EEUU, 15 August 2016

Desarrollo a ambos lados del Atlántico

El País

Madrid / España, 12 August 2016

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Perú: en busca de ciudades más inclusivas
Varias ciudades peruanas están desarrollando iniciativas para lograr una buena gestión del espacio público que incorpore modos masivos de transporte, no motorizados y el uso de la bicicleta co...
La capacitación de capital humano, clave para el desarrollo de América Latina
Es necesario contar con funcionarios públicos y actores sociales con habilidades y competencias específicas para resolver los cada vez más complejos problemas sociales.
El agua en la nueva ruralidad de América Latina
Para que América Latina logre ofrecer servicios de agua y saneamiento eficientes y seguros a todos sus habitantes  será imprescindible redefinir el concepto de lo rural.
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...
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