“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.
CLT19 will chart the path to digital transformation in Latin America with more than 20 activities CLT19 will chart the path to digital transformation in Latin America with more than 20 activities June 19, 2019 The 7th edition of the Latin American Telecommunications Congress will bring together more than 60 leaders, including notably ICT Ministers, regulators, executives, scholars and leaders of international organizations. Ajit Pai, President of the Unite…
Essential regional consensus to boost the digital economy in Latin America     Essential regional consensus to boost the digital economy in Latin America May 17, 2019 Despite some successful experiences at country level, Latin America’s digital economy still lags behind regions such as Europe or Asia, according to a CAF report
Latin America must work on an integration agenda to attract more investment and boost productivity Latin America must work on an integration agenda to attract more investment and boost productivity May 07, 2019 Infrastructure investment and governance are key pillars of the Logistics Development Areas promoted by CAF—development bank of Latin America—in the region to reduce costs and foster competitiveness in strategic sectors for Peru such as mining and ag…
New course to improve financial inclusion standards in Latin America New course to improve financial inclusion standards in Latin America April 08, 2019 A new CAF MOOC (massive open online course) will analyze the best mechanisms and public policies to optimize access, use, quality and impact of financial products on society. Additionally, it will offer tools for fostering the financial well-being of…
CAF reiterates its support to modernization of the State in Paraguay CAF reiterates its support to modernization of the State in Paraguay February 26, 2019 The executive president of CAF, Luis Carranza, met with the President of Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benitez, and signed a declaration of intent with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luis Alberto Castiglioni, to promote institutional strengthening and repli…
CAF and COFIDE advance the definition of a work plan to boost development in Peru CAF and COFIDE advance the definition of a work plan to boost development in Peru January 30, 2019 A joint workshop organized by CAF- Development Bank of Latin America and Corporación Financiera de Desarrollo (COFIDE), and featuring personnel of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, took place in Lima, to tackle issues such as productivity, competi…
$10-million funding to further develop microfinance in Peru December 21, 2018 Peruvian micro and small entrepreneurs will benefit from improved access to financing at competitive rates in soles and in dollars to promote productivity and sustainable development.
Boosting private sector productivity in Paraguay with US$120-million funding to Banco Regional Boosting private sector productivity in Paraguay with US$120-million funding to Banco Regional December 19, 2018 CAF raised funds from 7 international banks with competitive yields and rates for this market, as part of its first financing program under an A/B scheme in Paraguay, with a view to promoting investment in agribusiness.