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Latin America needs USD 55 billion by 2040 to boost maritime and port industry04 July 2018

A CAF Conference will be held on July 16 in Madrid, Spain to discuss: Infrastructure for Latin American integration and investment opportunities in the maritime and port sector to bridge the gap between demand and container handling capacity in ports of the region, estimated at 113 million TEUs by 2040

europe | productive sectors | transport
CAF Conference Infrastructure for the integration of Latin America01 July 2018

Ministers of Economy, Finance and Planning, representatives of the private sector and experts from Latin America and Spain will analyze the opportunities for Latin American integration through the development of infrastructure and logistics corridors, as well as the challenges and opportunities for project financing and priority investment programs, to advance a regional integration agenda.

europe | water | cities | energy | transport
CAF furthers relationship with South Korea to boost regional infrastructure and urban development29 June 2018

With the signing of a memorandum of understanding between CAF and Korea’s Infrastructure and Urban Development Corporation (KIND), innovative mechanisms for cooperation between Latin America and South Korea will be explored to broaden the participation of the private sector in urban development and infrastructure.

cities | external relations | transport
The new exhibition at the CAF Gallery portrays times and trends in Latin American sculpture 28 June 2018

The exhibition includes the work of 22 artists from eight Latin American countries and focuses on the unique and creative way of portraying our continent’s culture through the most modern trends in the plastic arts, without neglecting the roots that have influenced them.

venezuela
Safe Schools: eliminating crime from schools28 June 2018

The Safe Schools, Strong Families program will undergo an impact assessment that will gather information on whether police visits to schools and improvements to the communication channels between school administrators and police officers promote a safer school environment for students, family members and teachers.

brazil | impact evaluation for public management
Investment opportunities to meet growing airport demand in Latin America by 204026 June 2018

Investments needed to increase the sector’s capacity are estimated at USD 53.15 billion, according to a study conducted by CAF in order to help define a long-term strategic regional agenda to boost productivity. This is one of the topics for the CAF Conference: Infrastructure for the Integration of Latin America, to be held in Madrid on July 16.

europe | knowledge | research | transport
Ecuadorian project wins regional impact assessment competition24 June 2018

The project “Impact Assessment of the Human Development Grant" of Ecuador’s Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES) was one of the six winners of the 1st International Call for Impact Evaluations for Better Public Management organized in 2017 by CAF–development bank of Latin America. The five other winners are projects from Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Uruguay. 

ecuador | impact evaluation for public management | public management and institutional quality
CAF and the Department of Science and Technology (SENACYT) successfully apply for 125 technology patents in Panama21 June 2018

Twenty-one organizations in Panama benefited, including universities, private companies and state-owned entities in sectors such as energy, agribusiness, education and entertainment. These patents will now continue on to the next stage of the process and the organizations involved must establish technology testing and marketing strategies.

panama | technological innovation
Latin America better prepared to deal with global risks20 June 2018

Financial and commercial changes are the main challenges currently faced by the Spanish and Latin American economies.

europe | financial development
CAF presents opportunities to finance and invest in integration infrastructure in Latin America during conference in Europe19 June 2018

PPPs are an attractive financing scheme for national and local governments to help meet the needs of communities regarding basic networks and services, among other challenges. This will be one of the subjects addressed at the CAF Conference: Infrastructure for the Integration of Latin America, to be held in Madrid on July 16.

europe | water | energy | telecommunications and ict
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img - Investment opportunities to meet growing airport demand in Latin America
Investment opportunities to meet growing airport demand in Latin America
Investments needed to increase the sector’s capacity are estimated at USD 53.15 billion, according to a study conducted by CAF in order to help define a long-term strategic regional agenda to boost...
img - Confidence in government institutions, the key to growth in Latin America
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
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Innovation Policies for Productivity
Productivity depends on several factors, including both macroeconomic and microeconomic, linked to the behavior of production facilities.
img - How Efficient is the Supply of Water in Latin America?
How Efficient is the Supply of Water in Latin America?
CAF - development bank of Latin America - carried out a study on water safety in 26 cities in the region, and came up with evidence that showed that there was a loss of more than 60% in the supply ...
img - Climate Change Affects Road Network in Mexico
Climate Change Affects Road Network in Mexico
A study carried out by CAF - development bank of Latin America - and the Centro Mario Molina, showed that there are 105,000 sites in Mexico in danger of flooding. The study puts forward strategies ...
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img - Forum: 'Hidden' poverty and inequality.
Forum: 'Hidden' poverty and inequality.
CAF-development bank of Latin America- and the Social Debt Observatory of the Catholic University of Argentina invite you to attend the “‘Hidden’ poverty and inequality forum. Social innovation and...