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  • Infrastructure for the development of Lat...

    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...

  • Efficient technologies to refresh Latin A...

    New technologies will use deep ocean waters to generate air conditioning in some cities of the region, with a positive impact on the environment 

  • How to close the infrastructure gap in La...

    The countries of the region should increase investments in infrastructure up to 3 percentage points with respect to GDP to close the gap that separates them from the advanced economies 

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We finance sustainable and inclusive energy systems in Latin America. We encourage public and private initiatives that promote energy efficiency, the development of renewable energies and innovate technology in the energy sector. Furthermore, we promote regional cooperation in energy matters by involving institutional networks to encourage physical integration of the region's energy infrastructure.

CAF to hold conference April 25 and 26 in Argentina on inclusive and resilient infrastructureimg - CAF to hold conference April 25 and 26 in Argentina on inclusive and resilient infrastructure12 de April de 2018

Over fifty leaders from Latin America and around the world will attend the Conference on Infrastructure for the Development of Latin America, to be held by CAF at the Hotel Alvear Icon in Buenos Aires. The conference will discuss the challenges...

Lessons learned from the incorporation of renewable sources of energy

11 de July de 2017

Leading international experts discussed the lessons learned from the introduction of renewable forms of energy in Latin American countries, and agreed that the portfolio of hydroelectric projects is essential in complementing the supply of...

CAF approves loans to Argentina totaling USD 220 million

04 de July de 2017

The first loan of USD 120 million will be used to prevent and mitigate the effects of flooding in the area of influence of the River Lujan in Buenos Aires province, while the second, amounting to USD 100 million, will contribute to institu...

USD 150 million to expand the energy sector in Ecuador

04 de July de 2017

This funding will be used to improve the reliability and extend coverage of the electricity grid, contributing to sustainable development in the country and the well-being of its inhabitants.

Boosting electricity connections between Chile and Argentina

29 de June de 2017

CAF and the Chilean Department of Energy signed a declaration of intent to advance development of electricity connections between Argentina and Chile by carrying out an investment and viability study on electricity integration

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knowledge
Are we innovators in Latin America?
The innovation of products, processes, markets, and organizations also needs technological innovation, which may be patentable and exportable outside of Latin America. The region is lagging wh...
Clean energies innovation in Latin America
In this video, made by CAF, Development Bank of Latin America jointly with the Inter-American Dialogue, experts discuss the advances in the development of technologies for clean energy, barrie...
Are we innovative in Latin America?
The innovation of products, processes, markets, and organizations need also technological innovation, which may be patentable and exportable outside Latin America. The region lags behind devel...
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 www.infralatam.info, A CAF, IDB, and ECLAC ini...
The challenge for Latin America is technological innovation
New technologies, patentable and exportable, that can penetrate new markets, are the key for the entry of foreign currencies to the countries of the region 
events
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 - 2017 Latin American Infrastructure Forum
2017 Latin American Infrastructure Forum
The 2017 Latin American Infrastructure Forum recommends to study the current situation of the key markets in Latin America, mainly regarding infrastructure, offering business opportunities for ...
img - Second Regional Conference of District Cooling Technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean
Second Regional Conference of District Cooling Technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean
Experts from the region will discuss various techniques to identify and introduce projects on technologies for cooling deep ocean waters (SWAC), ocean thermal energy conversion systems (OTEC) ...
Infrastructure in the Development of Latin America Conference
This event is organized by CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, and Nacional Financiera S.N.C., I.B.D. -NAFIN-, with the support of the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico.&n...
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World Water Week
The World Water Week is a global conference focused in the main topics and practical soulutions. It gathers experts, opinión leaders and decision makers from all corners around the world.