CAF protects 300,000 hectares of the Peruvian Amazon and neutralizes greenhouse gas emissions emitted since 1970 CAF protects 300,000 hectares of the Peruvian Amazon and neutralizes greenhouse gas emissions emitted since 1970 December 10, 2019 The joint work with 400 families helps to combat climate change pragmatically from the institutional commitment, contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG No. 13) and contributes to economic and social transformation for the benefit of su…
Infrastructure and Green Growth Experts Meet in Venezuela Infrastructure and Green Growth Experts Meet in Venezuela October 15, 2019 The seventh edition of the event, organized by CAF—development bank of Latin America—in partnership with the Korean embassy, focused on the sector’s experiences in terms of financing and know-how, in order to generate synergies between the two countr…
Colombia Makes Strides on Climate Change Mitigation Colombia Makes Strides on Climate Change Mitigation October 08, 2019 According to the study “Climate Change Resilient Infrastructure Projects,” the Adaptation Fund is emerging as a benchmark for projects that reduce the risks of climate change impacts.
New Salto Wastewater Treatment Plant New Salto Wastewater Treatment Plant October 04, 2019 The infrastructure was built to treat wastewater generated by residents, thus minimizing pollution of the Uruguay River and improving quality of life of about 100,000 people in the area.
Water and Climate Change Resilience Water and Climate Change Resilience October 02, 2019 Under the title “Water and Climate Change Resilience,” the 5th Water Dialogues, organized by CAF—development bank of Latin America—and the Spanish Ministry for the Ecological Transition, took place in Madrid, focusing on experiences on the effects of…
IDFC Pledges Billion-dollar Funding to Combat Climate Change IDFC Pledges Billion-dollar Funding to Combat Climate Change September 22, 2019 The International Development Finance Club presented at the United Nations its contributions to the fight against climate change in 2018, amounting to USD 134 billion.
New CAF Donation to Fight Fires in Paraguay New CAF Donation to Fight Fires in Paraguay September 18, 2019 CAF—development bank of Latin America—will make an additional USD 100,000 donation to Paraguay to help efforts to fight the remaining fires and hotspots in an attempt to mitigate the irreparable losses to people, flora and fauna in affected areas.
New Project to Protect Water Resources from Climate Change September 16, 2019 The regional initiative will initially be launched in Lake Tota, Boyacá, Colombia, but could be replicated in other regions of the country.
CAF to Donate First 1,000 Trees For #ParaguayPlanta CAF to Donate First 1,000 Trees For #ParaguayPlanta September 03, 2019 This major national campaign led by A Todo Pulmón Paraguay Respira for September 21 aims to help reforest the Chaco and other regions of the country. We can all help by donating trees or volunteering. At CAF we will do both.