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  • noticia - Searching for cities that are better prepared for natural disasters
  • noticia - 10 successful interventions in Latin American cities  that could be replicated
  • noticia - How to close the infrastructure gap in Latin America
  • Searching for cities that are better prep...

    Latin America needs a new comprehensive approach that contributes to reducing the incalculable loss of human life and property damage caused by earthquakes, floods or hurricanes.

  • 10 successful interventions in Latin Amer...

    Through the exchange of experiences among mayors and the accompaniment of CAF - Development Bank of Latin America- through the "Cities with a Future" program, several urban interventions have been c...

  • 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 promote the growth of the region's infrastructure networks through the generation of knowledge and investment in road, logistics and urban transport infrastructure that contributes to economic development and improvement of safety, accessibility, integration, inclusion, connectivity and competitiveness of Latin American countries.

Infrastructure, education, and innovation, CAF priorities to support the development of Paraguay img - Infrastructure, education, and innovation, CAF priorities to support the development of Paraguay 31 de May de 2017

Luis Carranza, Executive President of CAF, met with Horacio Cartes, President of the Republic of Paraguay, and reiterated the Institution' commitment with the development of the country

More than 4,000 families between La Paz and Oruro benefited from the project "Inclusive Double-Lane Highway"

07 de July de 2017

José Carrera, CAF Corporate Vice-President of Social Development, arrived in La Paz to present the second publication in the Pasos (Steps) series, "Inclusive Double-Lane Highway," which includes the main results of the project that is part...

CAF will finance road building and repair work in Montevideo amounting to USD 80 million

04 de July de 2017

The program includes building, repairing and maintaining several thoroughfares in metropolitan Montevideo, to improve the flow of traffic and improve connectivity in the nation's capital

CAF grants USD 142 million to boost connectivity and trade in Bolivia

04 de July de 2017

These funds are destined to build and pave 80.9 km of the Santa Cruz district highway network to optimize the heavy traffic between the east and south of Bolivia and foster internal trade and exports.

More efficient public transportation and energy in Latin America with credit lines of up to EUR 202 million from KfW to CAF

25 de May de 2017

This initiative led by the Government of Germany (BMZ) through KfW and CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, will reduce financing costs for the promotion of projects that are low in emissions of greenhouse gasses, and...

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knowledge
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...
New value chains: a tool for regional integration?
Factors such the 2008 crisis, regional conflicts, terrorism, and market instability, promoted the creation of more barriers for the international transportation and logistics chains. How do th...
events
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 - Mobility at break point : Opportunities to overcome old paradigms
Mobility at break point : Opportunities to overcome old paradigms
The Chamber of Commerce of Bogota, CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, and the Secretaría Distrital de Movilidad of Bogotá (District Mobility Secretariat), with the support of Despacio, St...
img - Seminar on Public Systems for bicycles and bicycle infrastructure
Seminar on Public Systems for bicycles and bicycle infrastructure
The seminar will provide elements and tools to build a road map to design and implement a policy to integrate bicycles to passenger public transportation systems 
img - Prevesilab 2016
Prevesilab 2016
Asuncion will be the meeting place for the II Ibero-American Congress for the Prevention of Workplace Risks and Workplace Road Safety (PRESEVILAB, for its acronym in Spanish), which will be hel...
img - II CAF-AFD International Seminar:Trends of Sustainable Urban Mobility in Latin America
II CAF-AFD International Seminar:Trends of Sustainable Urban Mobility in Latin America
CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, the European Union, and the French Development Agency organize the II CAF-AFD International Seminar. Trends of Sustainable Urban Mobility in Latin Ameri...