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We promote business development, productive competitiveness, social inclusion and innovative entrepreneurship through specialized programs and research with the aim of replicating success stories, mobilizing international resources to countries and locations in order to strengthen production chains.

CAF’s support of the region’s youth was highlighted at the 25th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Governmentsimg - CAF’s support of the region’s youth was highlighted at the 25th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Governments29 de October de 2016

The institution participated in various activities and received honors for its support of Latin American youth inclusion at the summit celebrated in Cartagena de Indias.

How can the effectiveness and management of state-owned companies be improved?

16 de November de 2016

Making corporate reforms in Latin American State-Owned Companies (EPE, for their acronym in Spanish) is necessary to improve the management and impact of these companies that have great relevance in the region's development policies, but w...

Five Latin Americans from four countries are the winners of the 2016 Innovators of America Award

16 de September de 2016

Company and industry, science and technology, education, sustainability and ecology, and social development are the categories intended to promote a new development model for the region 

COFIDES and CAF facilitate investment of Spanish companies in Cuba

29 de July de 2016

Both institutions signed a collaboration agreement o provide training to workers from private companies with Spanish investment in Cuba 

There are fifteen Latin American finalists for the 2016 Innovators of America Award

28 de July de 2016

With the sponsorship of CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, Innovators of America announced the finalists of the second edition of the Award, who come from 6 countries of the region 

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knowledge
img - Confidence in government institutions, the key to growth in Latin America
Confidence in government institutions, the key to growth in Latin America
Restoring public confidence in government institutions is essential to steer back onto the road toward inclusive growth and greater well-being for all in Latin America and the Caribbean
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CAF and SEGIB Boost Productive Transformation and Entrepreneurship in Latin America
CAF provided technical and financial support for the "Do Business in Latin America" report, which highlighted the importance of furthering innovation in a transversal manner and improving liaison b...
Innovation in Latin America
Innovation is a key player in the economic development of the region, because it expands the current economy and enables the development of new business
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Innovation Policies for Productivity
Productivity depends on several factors, including both macroeconomic and microeconomic, linked to the behavior of production facilities.
Entrepreneurial innovation: workshops for the coordination of actors in R+D+i
CAF's entrepreneurial innovation program seeks to strengthen the capacities (R+D+i) of innovating companies, research centers, and innovation ecosystems to promote regional productivity 
events
img - WAITRO 2016 World Congress
WAITRO 2016 World Congress
The 23rd Congress of the World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO) will be held in Medellin, Colombia, between September 27th and 30th. The Congress is ...
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Innovators of America
Innovators of America is a tool for the exchange of knowledge and opportunities for multiple institutions of the academic, private, and governmental sectors, that encourages the creation of a ...
img - Workshop seminar for professionals of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Latin America
Workshop seminar for professionals of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Latin America
The workshop seminar is a space aimed at the development of professional skills, training, reflection, and the exchange of experiences among those participating in the different initiatives to...
img - Seminar: Equitable, competitive, and sustainable development
Seminar: Equitable, competitive, and sustainable development
Leaders of the agricultural and livestock sector of Colombia will analyze the social and economic conditions of the rural population, technology, productivity and efficiency of the agricultura...
img - Meso innovation meeting: governance, territories, and competitiveness
Meso innovation meeting: governance, territories, and competitiveness
The meeting intends to promote dialogue spaces and the exchange of experiences and knowledge between academics, entrepreneurs, and decision makers in Latin America regarding the subject of meso...