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  • 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.

  • “Urban 95 – Lima Norte” wins fifth editio...

    Three entries won the prize, another eight received honorable mentions, and three others were mentioned. The contest was the most successful to date, with 238 entries from 14 CAF member countries.

  • CAF Conference Infrastructure for the int...

    Ministers of Economy, Finance and Planning, representatives of the private sector and experts from Latin America and Spain will analyze the opportunities for Latin American integration through the ...

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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.

CAF strengthens its presence in Chile to promote integration and sustainable urban developmentimg - CAF strengthens its presence in Chile to promote integration and sustainable urban development13 de September de 2018

The Ministry of Public Works and the Ministry of Transportation and Communications agreed to work with CAF on the implementation of the “Regional Infrastructure Pre-investment Program” in Chile. The institution will also hold a national worksho...

Footprint of Cities among the 5 best urban initiatives worldwide

11 de September de 2018

Cities Alliance gave awards to the five best practices worldwide in the area of urban sustainability, which includes the Footprint of Cities project, financed by CAF.

CAF and 100 Resilient Cities sign MoU to boost sustainability of Latin American cities

10 de September de 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 sustainab...

CAF allocates resources for infrastructure development among Pacific Alliance countries

24 de July de 2018

The Pacific Alliance (PA) will host its 13th Presidential Summit in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. CAF-development bank of Latin America- sees this alliance as a practical alternative to promote economic and trade integration across the r...

US$80 million to modernize urban infrastructure of Caucaia in northeastern Brazil

17 de July de 2018

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

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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 
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
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...
events
img - CAF Conference: Productivity and Innovation for Development
CAF Conference: Productivity and Innovation for Development
More than 50 local and international experts will discuss the challenges and actions necessary to advance the design of a comprehensive agenda that will allow Latin America to become a more product...
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...