More than 1 million Argentinians in five provinces to benefit from education and infrastructure projects More than 1 million Argentinians in five provinces to benefit from education and infrastructure projects July 09, 2019 The Improved Access and Educational Quality Program (Promace) and the Federal Regional Infrastructure Program (PFIR) will invest in education, transport, energy, water and tourism in the provinces of Jujuy, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Mendoza and Neuquén…
CAF to allocate USD 300 million to boost Pacific Alliance exporting SMEs CAF to allocate USD 300 million to boost Pacific Alliance exporting SMEs July 06, 2019 The CAF-led SME Productivity Support Program calls for channeling financial resources, capacity building for businesses, technical assistance and knowledge transfer, among other initiatives to boost integration and economic development in the Pacific…
CAF and Bancóldex sign agreement for greater opportunities for Colombian entrepreneurs CAF and Bancóldex sign agreement for greater opportunities for Colombian entrepreneurs July 04, 2019 The arrangement includes CAF’s interest in becoming an investor in the Bancóldex Fund of Funds, focusing on venture capital, with a share of up to 20% of the Fund’s total commitments.
Greater opportunities for Peru's SMEs in Pacific Alliance with support from CAF and COFIDE Greater opportunities for Peru's SMEs in Pacific Alliance with support from CAF and COFIDE July 04, 2019 Innovation, internationalization and high-impact entrepreneurship are the main axes of the joint work to be developed by CAF and COFIDE to provide greater access to financing, technical assistance and knowledge transfer for Peru’s SMEs, in order to l…
Greater opportunities for Mexico’s SMEs in Pacific Alliance with support from CAF, NAFIN and Bancomext Greater opportunities for Mexico’s SMEs in Pacific Alliance with support from CAF, NAFIN and Bancomext July 04, 2019 Innovation, internationalization and high-impact entrepreneurship are the main axes of the joint work to be developed by CAF, NAFIN and Bancomext to provide greater access to financing, technical assistance and knowledge transfer for Mexico’s SMEs, i…
“Internet for All” to benefit 6 million Peruvians with 4G mobile internet and close digital divide by 2021 June 27, 2019 Telefónica del Perú, Facebook, IDB Invest and CAF officially launched a new company called “Internet para Todos” (Internet for All - IPT) which aims to connect people with no access in more than 30,000 rural locations in Peru.
CAF Approves $10 Million Line of Credit to Strengthen the Productive Development Bank of Bolivia CAF Approves $10 Million Line of Credit to Strengthen the Productive Development Bank of Bolivia June 26, 2019 The CAF-approved $10 million line of credit granted to the Productive Development Bank of Bolivia (BDP) is expected to help grow the development portfolio of the state-run financial institution, benefiting a host of sectors, including manufacturing, …
New Loan for Ecuador Wood Production New Loan for Ecuador Wood Production June 24, 2019 A USD 15 million loan agreement for Novopan del Ecuador will increase the company’s productivity by implementing machinery, equipment and capabilities that represent a technological advance in the nation.
Argentina’s challenge of redoubling efforts to boost productivity Argentina’s challenge of redoubling efforts to boost productivity June 12, 2019 CAF's Economy and Development Report shows that Argentina has a fundamental challenge of boosting productivity to raise GDP per capita to levels closer to those of high-income countries.