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The 2017 Latin American Communications Congress has begun, the key meeting of the regional digital ecosystem20 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, CAF, ASIET and GSMA from 20th to 23rd of June in Cartagena de Indias with the support of the MinTIC and the Communications Regulatory Commission of Colombia.

colombia | telecommunications and ict
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

paraguay | energy | business innovation | social innovation | technological innovation | transport
More efficient public transportation and energy in Latin America with credit lines of up to EUR 202 million from KfW to CAF25 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 will contribute to the urban development of the region 

peru | environment | cities | financial development | energy | urban mobility | transport
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 

colombia | journalism and development
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. 

ecuador
Natural gas will benefit more than one thousand users from community organizations in Ica16 May 2017

The "Nutri Contugas" project, promoted by CAF, will help implement natural gas connections in 12 community organizations in 5 provinces of Ica 

peru | cities | urban development | energy
Efficient technologies to refresh Latin America11 May 2017

New technologies will use deep ocean waters to generate air conditioning in some cities of the region, with a positive impact on the environment 

environment | energy
Latin America must invest at least 5 percent per year in infrastructure to take the leap toward competitiveness11 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 initiative which has the most complete data base regarding investments in sectors such as water and sanitation, energy, telecommunications, and transportation for 18 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. 

cities | knowledge | energy | transport
Project supported by CAF improves the quality of energy production forecasts11 May 2017

CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, collaborated in the "Pronos" research,  promoted by the Administración del Mercado Eléctrico (Electricity Market Administration)

uruguay | energy
Infrastructure, innovation, and water, among CAF's priorities in Uruguay11 May 2017

CAF's Executive President, Luis Carranza, went on his first visit to Uruguay, where he met with Mario Bergara, President of the Central Bank, and Pablo Ferreri, Undersecretary for the Economy and Finances. 

uruguay | water | business innovation | social innovation | technological innovation | transport
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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...
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 
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.