Funds to expand credit access for Brazilian women-owned SMEs Funds to expand credit access for Brazilian women-owned SMEs March 08, 2019 CAF and Itaú Unibanco concluded a US$150-million partnership to finance small and medium-sized enterprises led by women in Brazil.
CAF posits four challenges for Latin America at its 22<sup>nd</sup> Annual Conference CAF posits four challenges for Latin America at its 22<sup>nd</sup> Annual Conference September 05, 2018 Fiscal consolidation, productivity, strengthening democracy and human rights set the tone for the 22nd Annual CAF Conference, which also discussed the challenges to freedom of the press in the 21st century and the new trade and investment outlook bet…
Massive Online Open Course explores alternatives to reduce inequality Massive Online Open Course explores alternatives to reduce inequality August 23, 2018 Colegio de México (Colmex) and its Digital Education Program (PRED) developed a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) supported by CAF. The goal was to analyze the causes and the effects of inequality. The initiative sought to break down the conditions a…
CAF and ASBANC promote use of mobile wallet in small businesses in Peru CAF and ASBANC promote use of mobile wallet in small businesses in Peru August 17, 2018 The project led by both institutions enabled the use of mobile wallets (BIM) as digital payment methods in small grocery stores in Lima and Piura, besides enhancing the efficiency and security of transactions.
Accessibility and Social Inclusion: Infrastructure Challenges in Latin America Accessibility and Social Inclusion: Infrastructure Challenges in Latin America April 25, 2018 Some of the central themes addressed in the afternoon session on the first day of the Infrastructure for Latin America Development Conference included connectivity of cities to improve quality of life of residents, the benefits of regional integratio…
Cities to be Leading Voices at G20 Summit in Buenos Aires December 13, 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
Inclusive, productive and resilient cities: the challenge to win the fight against inequality in Latin America November 04, 2017 During the first day of the CAF Cities with a Future conference, international experts, ministers and mayors from around Latin American called for cities to become the main engines of economic growth and social inclusion, by orderly planning, progres…
More than 4,000 families between La Paz and Oruro benefited from the project "Inclusive Double-Lane Highway" More than 4,000 families between La Paz and Oruro benefited from the project "Inclusive Double-Lane Highway" July 07, 2017 José Carrera, CAF Corporate Vice-President of Social Development, arrived in La Paz to present the second publication in the Pasos (Steps) series, "Inclusive Double-Lane Highway," which includes the main results of the project that is part of th…