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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...
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...
Inclusive, productive and resilient cities: the challenge to win the fight against inequality in Latin America
During the first day of the CAF Cities with a Future conference, international experts, ministers and mayors from around Latin American called for cities to become the main engines of economic grow...
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 - 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...
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img - Call for research proposals: Corruption and Prevention Policies
Call for research proposals: Corruption and Prevention Policies
CAF -development bank of Latin America- invites all those interested to submit research proposals on corruption and instruments for its prevention

CAF Conference: Cities with a Future gathers Latin American leaders and governments

noticia - CAF Conference: Cities with a Future gathers Latin American leaders and governments
30 October 2017

On November 2 and 3, in Lima, the Vice Presidents of Argentina and Peru, Ministers of Housing, State, Transportation, Environment and Planning from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Peru; mayors and governors of Lima, La Paz, Mendoza, Porto Alegre and Palmas; the executive president of CAF, Luis Carranza, the executive director of UN-Habitat, Joan Clos; among other leaders and participants from 24 countries, will discuss how to build more inclusive, productive and resilient cities. This event will feature live streaming

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.

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CAF, Proparco and DEG support Banco Continental SAECA in promoting access to credit for farmers in Paraguay

Asuncion / Paraguay, 22 January 2018

The entities granted a syndicated loan of USD 80 million to boost the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises related to agriculture and agro-industry.

Cities to be Leading Voices at G20 Summit in Buenos Aires

París / Francia , 13 December 2017

C40 Cities launches Urban20 (U20) to raise the profile of urban issues and enhance the role of cities in the G20 agenda. Mayors of Buenos Aires & Paris announce inaugural U20 Mayors Summit to be held in October 2018

Inclusive, productive and resilient cities: the challenge to win the fight against inequality in Latin America

Peru / Lima, 04 November 2017

During the first day of the CAF Cities with a Future conference, international experts, ministers and mayors from around Latin American called for cities to become the main engines of economic growth and social inclusion, by orderly planning, p...

Empowering the community in the planning of long-term projects is key for "Cities with a Future"

Lima / Perú, 04 November 2017

Experts and authorities from 24 countries agreed on the need to make the community the key player in the urban agenda, to overcome the three informal aspects of city life (employment, housing and transport) that make it difficult to close the i...

Latin American leaders called for cities to be the center of regional development.

Lima / Perú, 04 November 2017

During the first day of the CAF Cities with a Future conference, international experts, ministers and mayors from around Latin American called for cities to become the main engines of economic growth and social inclusion, by orderly planning, p...

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caf in the media
Consecuencias del rápido envejecimiento de la población de Brasil

América Economía

Santiago / Chile, 12 January 2018

“América Latina necesita un pacto político por el crecimiento sostenible”

El Economista

Ciudad de México / México, 04 December 2017

Percibe CAF oportunidad para México en reconstrucción

El Universal

Ciudad de México /México, 29 November 2017

Vías terciarias: el ‘sistema circulatorio’ del posconflicto

La República

Bogotá / Colombia, 24 November 2017

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