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CAF to hold conference April 25 and 26 in Argentina on inclusive and resilient infrastructure12 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.

argentina | water | environment | cities | financial development | energy | public management and institutional quality | technological innovation | telecommunications and ict | transport
Infrastructure for the development of Latin America Conference09 April 2018

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 address the issue of infrastructure for the development of Latin America.

argentina | water | environment | cities | energy | transport
Latin American cities reduce climate footprint26 March 2018

Fourteen Latin American cities are participating in the Huella de Ciudades [Footprint of Cities] initiative, which supports local governments in identifying actions, designing and implementing development plans based on mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

bolivia | brazil | chile | colombia | ecuador | mexico | peru | environment | cities
The 5th International Urban Development and Social Inclusion Contest aims to improve quality of life in cities15 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.

argentina | bolivia | brazil | chile | colombia | costa rica | ecuador | europe | jamaica | mexico | panama | paraguay | peru | dominican republic | trinidad and tobago | uruguay | venezuela | water | environment | cities | equity and social inclusion | transport
CAF Approves USD 300 Million Loan to Leverage Fiscal Sustainability in Trinidad and Tobago13 March 2018

With this loan, CAF –Development Bank of Latin America– continues to support the government of Trinidad and Tobago towards fiscal sustainability, affected by lower international energy prices.

trinidad and tobago
Digital economy in Latin America: Cullen International leads policy debate at Mobile World Congress06 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 of Latin America, the mobile operators’ association GSMA and Cullen International. The recommendations of a study prepared for CAF by Cullen International on Regional and Sub-regional approaches to the Digital Economy were presented and discussed.

europe | technological innovation
Latin America needs high quality exports to compete on a global scale27 February 2018

The region needs to step up the quality of its exports to add value, join global value chains and foster long-term economic growth.

colombia | ecuador | business innovation | productive sectors | productive transformation
Women entrepreneurs: an essential factor to achieve real gender equality29 January 2018

Business and economic empowerment of women is a key factor in achieving gender equality and building modern, prosperous and inclusive societies.

gender | productive transformation
CAF, Proparco and DEG support Banco Continental SAECA in promoting access to credit for farmers in Paraguay22 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.

paraguay | productive sectors
Cities to be Leading Voices at G20 Summit in Buenos Aires13 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

argentina | cities | equity and social inclusion
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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...