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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. 
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 - 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 - 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 - 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...
events
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XX Annual CAF Conference
The XXI edition of the CAF Annual Conference will meet in Washington, D.C. To more than 1,000 leaders from different sectors of the Americas to discuss the main challenges facing the region on the...
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...
img - I International CAF call for impact evaluations for better management
I International CAF call for impact evaluations for better management
Do you want to measure the impact of your policy or learn about the best way to implement it working with a team of very qualified professionals? CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, through it...

Infrastructure, education, and innovation, CAF priorities to support the development of Paraguay

noticia - Infrastructure, education, and innovation, CAF priorities to support the development of Paraguay
31 May 2017

Luis Carranza, Executive President of CAF, met with Horacio Cartes, President of the Republic of Paraguay, and reiterated the Institution' commitment with the development of the country

CAF will continue supporting development in Ecuador

noticia - CAF will continue supporting development in Ecuador
25 May 2017

Luis Carranza, CAF´s Executive President, attended the inauguration ceremony of Ecuador's President elect, Lenin Moreno. During his visit, he reiterated the Institution´s commitment to promote projects that emerge from the country's development plan. 

releases
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 

The 2017 Latin American Communications Congress has begun, the key meeting of the regional digital ecosystem

Cartagena / Colombia, 20 June 2017

Leading ministers, regulatory authorities, CEOs and executives of the ICT industry in Latin America will participate in the CLT 2017, a gathering of four intense days of conferences, seminars and meetings. The event is organized by the ITU...

More efficient public transportation and energy in Latin America with credit lines of up to EUR 202 million from KfW to CAF

Lima / Perú, 25 May 2017

This initiative led by the Government of Germany (BMZ) through KfW and CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, will reduce financing costs for the promotion of projects that are low in emissions of greenhouse gasses, and...

Which development issues interest journalists?

25 May 2017

Editors and reporters from different media and countries debated the issues that interest them the most to explain Latin America. Proposals revolve around key points regarding sustainable development in the region 

Latin America must invest at least 5 percent per year in infrastructure to take the leap toward competitiveness

11 May 2017

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 initiat...

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visiones
Fútbol para el desarrollo: Más allá de anotar goles
Es necesario realizar más evaluaciones rigurosas y sistemáticas de las iniciativas encaminadas a mejorar las condiciones de niños y niñas vulnerables a través del deporte.   
La reconquista del espacio público
Necesitamos nuevas estrategias que devuelvan los espacios públicos a los ciudadanos y que fomenten modos de transporte más sostenibles.
Ciudades y cambio climático
Uno de los principales retos que actualmente enfrentan las ciudades es el relacionado con el cambio climático, tanto desde el ámbito de mitigación como de adaptación.
Acciones para una inclusión financiera con perspectiva de género
Las mujeres se encuentran en una posición de desventaja respecto a los hombres en cuanto al acceso, conocimiento y usos de los servicios y productos financieros.
La responsabilidad ambiental y social de los eventos deportivos
Los eventos deportivos son un punto de socialización donde las personas comparten buenos momentos en un ambiente que fomenta valores los valores entre las comunidades.
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