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CAF: best international agency in 2018 iAgua Awards14 January 2019

CAF has won the iAgua Award for best international agency for the third consecutive year thanks to its work on water and sanitation issues.

europe | water
Ecuador promotes impact assessment as a public management tool14 December 2018

35 public officials from different government entities attended the Ecuador SEMIDE workshop, where they learned basic concepts about impact measurement methodology and received advice from CAF officials on their own assessments

impact evaluation for public management
Dialogue between government, academia, entrepreneurs and trade unions about productivity challenges facing Uruguay10 December 2018

The meeting took place under the context of the presentation of the 2018 Economy and Development Report by CAF-development bank of Latin America.

 

uruguay | business innovation
Trinidad & Tobago subscribed capital for USD 190 million with CAF04 December 2018

The subscription agreement reflects the commitment of Trinidad and Tobago to CAF's mission in Latin America and the Caribbean, and will help promote a development agenda that integrates financial stability and social inclusion.

trinidad and tobago
New CAF building in Uruguay will boost social and cultural life in Montevideo04 December 2018

The renovation of a historic building where the new CAF offices will be located will boost social development, promote commercial activity in the old quarters and foster cultural activities in Montevideo.

uruguay | cities
Results of a CAF study on demand and gender management strategies for sustainable mobility were presented to Mexico City’s new authorities04 December 2018

CAF—development bank of Latin America—presented the conclusions of a study that identified differences in mobility between men and women based on a context of traditional gender roles, as well as the challenges and opportunities of implementing an ecozone in the city center.

mexico | gender | transport
CAF brings Poverty Stoplight to Bolivia as a pioneering tool for social innovation 30 November 2018

CAF supports the launch of a new tool to measure and overcome poverty in microfinance institutions in Bolivia. This social innovation tool improves the impact of micro-finance, opens new business opportunities and empowers participating families.

 

bolivia | social innovation
Strategic partnership between CAF and IICA to promote modernization of agriculture in the Americas29 November 2018

CAF-development bank of Latin America- and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) signed an ambitious cooperation agreement to stimulate public and private investments in the agricultural, forestry and fishing sectors, for the purpose of improving the quality of life in rural areas of the continent.

peru | environment | productive sectors
3 key aspects about statistical power in impact assessments29 November 2018

Impact assessment results are usually translated into public policy decisions. The "statistical power" is one of the items that helps ensure that such results actually reflect the assessed policy impact.

impact evaluation for public management | public management and institutional quality
An Action Plan for Road Safety is Introduced in Tarija, Bolivia26 November 2018

CAF, along with other partners, presented the Tarija road safety action plan, which is expected to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities due to road traffic accidents in the city.

bolivia | cities
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Latin American roads are not well prepared to cope with climate change
A new guide published by CAF-development bank of Latin America- proposes a series of short, medium and long term adaptation measures to alleviate and prevent damage caused by climate on Latin Ameri...
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There are still five prizes left for those who wish to take part in the “Public Administration Innovation and Education Survey”
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“Hands on DATA”: How to use data science to design public policies in Argentina
Public officials, data scientists and CAF executives met in different work groups to advance new projects to improve the design and monitoring of public policies in the nation.
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Investment opportunities to meet growing airport demand in Latin America
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Confidence in government institutions, the key to growth in Latin America
Restoring public confidence in government institutions is essential to steer back onto the road toward inclusive growth and greater well-being for all in Latin America and the Caribbean