Registration for the “Ideas for the Future” university essay competition is now open Registration for the “Ideas for the Future” university essay competition is now open April 08, 2020 "Ideas for the future" is a university essay contest that CAF –Development Bank of Latin America- conducts annually in alliance with the Central Banks of the region to promote the debate among young people on key development topics in Latin America.
Latin America Needs More Digital Microfinance Entities Latin America Needs More Digital Microfinance Entities March 05, 2020 CAF is bringing together 10 microfinance entities from Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Panama and Costa Rica in Bogota to help them accelerate their digital transformation processes.
First CAF Participation in UN Climate Change Convention Pre-COP First CAF Participation in UN Climate Change Convention Pre-COP October 18, 2019 Pre-COP25 is a preparatory meeting for the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNCCC). The event is traditionally organized by the incoming Chair of the COP, which corresponds to Chile this year, but Costa…
Costa Rica and CAF sign US$500-million financing agreement Costa Rica and CAF sign US$500-million financing agreement May 24, 2019 The loan will allow for better management of debt and financing needs, and does not entail expense or indebtedness over the 2019 budget. The funding will help relieve pressure on Costa Rica’s domestic market, with the nation increasing its shareholdi…
CAF supports Costa Rica’s fiscal strengthening with US$500 million CAF supports Costa Rica’s fiscal strengthening with US$500 million April 16, 2019 This loan will help cover the short-term financing needs of the nation while consolidating the implementation of the Law on Strengthening of Public Finance.
Best practices to improve sanitation in Latin America Best practices to improve sanitation in Latin America April 09, 2019 The 5th Latin American Conference on Sanitation brought together over 1,400 people from 30 countries in order to continue the regional debate on bridging sanitation gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean
Costa Rica to Become a Full Member of CAF Costa Rica to Become a Full Member of CAF March 13, 2019 Costa Rica has announced that it will begin negotiations to join CAF as a full member, thus gaining access to more long-term financial resources.
Innovation, SMEs and urban transport as investment opportunities to promote development in Costa Rica Innovation, SMEs and urban transport as investment opportunities to promote development in Costa Rica February 11, 2019 The executive president of CAF, Luis Carranza, met with the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada; the Minister of Finance, Rocío Aguilar Montoya; and the President of the Central Bank of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Cubero Brealey, to explore a jo…
CAF and 100 Resilient Cities sign MoU to boost sustainability of Latin American cities CAF and 100 Resilient Cities sign MoU to boost sustainability of Latin American cities September 10, 2018 The strengthening of technical capacities on urban resilience at the national, state and municipal levels, including inter-municipal approaches (metropolitan level) will be one of the issues to be addressed by both entities to promote sustainable dev…