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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...
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. 
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...
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...
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img - Conference Infrastructure for the development of Latin America
Conference Infrastructure for the development of Latin America
Authorities of local and national governments, academy members, media, international organizations and the private sector representatives, will meet in Buenos Aires on April 25 and 26, 2018 to addr...
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img - 5th International Urban Development And Social Inclusion Contest
5th International Urban Development And Social Inclusion Contest
The Urban Development and Social Inclusion Contest seeks to reward Latin American cities that propose comprehensive improvement of the habitat in communities, especially improvements to the quality...

CAF to hold conference April 25 and 26 in Argentina on inclusive and resilient infrastructure

noticia - CAF to hold conference April 25 and 26 in Argentina on inclusive and resilient infrastructure
12 April 2018

Over fifty leaders from Latin America and around the world will attend the Conference on Infrastructure for the Development of Latin America, to be held by CAF at the Hotel Alvear Icon in Buenos Aires. The conference will discuss the challenges facing the infrastructure sector in Latin America and share good practices in integration, financing, productivity, resilience, inclusion, planning, technology and regulations, among other matters.

The 5th International Urban Development and Social Inclusion Contest aims to improve quality of life in cities

noticia -  The 5th International Urban Development and Social Inclusion Contest aims to improve quality of life in cities
15 March 2018

CAF is looking for a way to improve the standard of living in communities. Specifically, it is seeking to improve people’s quality of life and to incorporate irregular settlements into the city by coming up with and introducing innovative, relevant, justifiable and workable proposals. If you are interested, please register here.

releases
Digital economy in Latin America: Cullen International leads policy debate at Mobile World Congress

Barcelona / España, 06 March 2018

The policy and regulatory issues facing the digital economy in Latin America were the topic of a roundtable discussion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 28, 2018. The roundtable was co-organised by the CAF Development Bank o...

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...

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