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  • Intermediate cities and development in La...

    The good performance of cities between 100,000 and 1 million people is decisive in increasing the productivity and competitiveness of Latin American economies.

  • New CAF building in Uruguay will boost so...

    The renovation of a historic building where the new CAF offices will be located will boost social development, promote commercial activity in the old quarters and foster cultural activities in Montevideo...

  • Fortaleza: The face of urban transformation

    The city is experiencing structural improvements in the areas of urban infrastructure, public safety, creation of jobs and sources of income, while strengthening the tourism sector.

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We promote the development of clusters, chains and companies that add value within a locality, through institutional strengthening and building consensus to improve the international position of SMEs and sustainable business partnership schemes.

The “Productivity Pact” is the key to boosting sustainable growth in Latin Americaimg - The “Productivity Pact” is the key to boosting sustainable growth in Latin America07 de November de 2018

On the first day of the CAF Conference: Productivity and Innovation for Development, the debate among 500 global leaders focused on the future of employment and skill development, and the role of cities in boosting growth.

Restoration of an emblematic park in Alagoinhas will improve sustainability and water management

25 de January de 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

An Action Plan for Road Safety is Introduced in Tarija, Bolivia

26 de November de 2018

CAF, along with other partners, presented the Tarija road safety action plan, which is expected to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities due to road traffic accidents in the city.

CAF and Caucaia sign USD 80-million agreement to modernize infrastructure

17 de October de 2018

A CAF loan to improve urban mobility and build high-quality public spaces will benefit approximately 300,000 Caucaia residents.

Sustainable territories to improve people’s well-being

02 de October de 2018

Through its “Cities with a Future” program, CAF is seeking to implement features such as sustainability in time and territorially defined cities, conceived to enhance urban accessibility. The program was presented at the 1st International Confe...

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knowledge
img - How Efficient is the Supply of Water in Latin America?
How Efficient is the Supply of Water in Latin America?
CAF - development bank of Latin America - carried out a study on water safety in 26 cities in the region, and came up with evidence that showed that there was a loss of more than 60% in the supply ...
Inclusive, productive and resilient cities: the challenge to win the fight against inequality in Latin America
During the first day of the CAF Cities with a Future conference, international experts, ministers and mayors from around Latin American called for cities to become the main engines of economic grow...
How can we improve access to and quality of public services?
Guillermo Perry, former Minister of Finance of Colombia, and Laura Trucco, of the NYU Development Center, explain what is needed to have effective and quality services 
img - Latin America must invest at least 5 percent per year in infrastructure to take the leap toward competitiveness
Latin America must invest at least 5 percent per year in infrastructure to take the leap toward competitiveness
In the region, the average investment in infrastructure as a percentage of GDP was 2.8 percent between 2008 and 2015, according to the figures in A CAF, IDB, and ECLAC initiative which has the most...
Public-Private Partnerships: the key for development
These partnerships between private companies and governments enable the development of infrastructure in Latin America. PPPs improve service delivery and maintenance works efficiently
events
img - CAF Conference: Productivity and Innovation for Development
CAF Conference: Productivity and Innovation for Development
Latin American and worldwide experts will discuss the challenges and actions necessary to advance in the construction of a comprehensive agenda that will allow the Region to consolidate itself as a...
img - Conference Infrastructure for the development of Latin America
Conference Infrastructure for the development of Latin America
Authorities of local and national governments, academy members, media, international organizations and the private sector representatives, will meet in Buenos Aires on April 25 and 26, 2018 to addr...
img - Report on Economic Development (RED) 2017 presentation in Europe
Report on Economic Development (RED) 2017 presentation in Europe
CAF –development bank of Latin America- will present its 2017 Report on Economic Development (RED), “Urban Growth and Access to Opportunities: a challenge for Latin America” in Europe, at Sciences ...
img - CAF Conference: Cities with a Future
CAF Conference: Cities with a Future
More than 300 participants, including national and local government authorities, scholars and press members, representatives from international organizations and the private sector will meet i...
img - Results of the study on Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
Results of the study on Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
The objective of the study "Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Metropolitan Arequipa" is to identify measures for adaptation to climate change in the metropolitan area of Arequi...