US$150 million to improve Fortaleza’s education infrastructure US$150 million to improve Fortaleza’s education infrastructure June 06, 2019 CAF—development bank of Latin America—signed a loan agreement with the city council of Fortaleza for the construction of schools, children’s education and sports training facilities, as well as basic sanitation infrastructure.
Productivity challenges in Brazil Productivity challenges in Brazil May 30, 2019 The “Productivity and Economic Growth in Brazil” conference was held on May 29 in Brasilia, as a result of a partnership between CAF and Brazil’s Ministry of Economy.
9 recommendations to reduce the effect of natural disasters in Latin American cities 9 recommendations to reduce the effect of natural disasters in Latin American cities April 11, 2019 A new publication by CAF and The New School features six case studies on urban resilience in Latin America, which offer a series of lessons to help reduce the vulnerability of cities to natural disasters.
80 million dollars to boost urban integration and economic development in Camaçari, Brazil 80 million dollars to boost urban integration and economic development in Camaçari, Brazil March 12, 2019 The CAF-approved funds will be allocated toward urban integration works, which will contribute to improving the quality of public services in the Brazilian city, as well as help it achieve sustainable economic development.
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.
US$50 million to improve quality of life in Pará municipalities February 19, 2019 The funds will be used to manage solid waste, improve mobility and efficiency of local efforts.
CAF reaffirms its commitment to development in Brazil February 14, 2019 In order to reaffirm its commitment to Brazil´s development and define opportunities for joint action, CAF´s Secretary General, Victor Rico, met with Brazil’s Minister for the Economy, Paulo Guedes. The meetng was also attended by the Ministry of Eco…
Restoration of an emblematic park in Alagoinhas will improve sustainability and water management January 25, 2019 CAF signed a US$200,000 technical cooperation agreement with the municipality of Alagoinhas, Brazil, to conduct studies to improve management of water resources in the region
Disruptive technologies and digitization in development banks January 24, 2019 New technologies are called to have a direct impact on the development of Latin American countries, and can contribute to increase productivity, improve global value chains and foster entrepreneurship.