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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...

  • 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...

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We promote coverage of potable water and sanitation, management and watershed protection, agricultural development and irrigation, drainage and flood control, through studies, financing and investment programs in order to improve the quality of life population according to the particular needs of each country.

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...

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...

Infrastructure, innovation, and water, among CAF's priorities in Uruguay

11 de May de 2017

CAF's Executive President, Luis Carranza, went on his first visit to Uruguay, where he met with Mario Bergara, President of the Central Bank, and Pablo Ferreri, Undersecretary for the Economy and Finances. 

With CAF's "water bonds", Japanese investors contribute to the development of Latin America

24 de January de 2017

CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, carried out the third issue of bonds to finance exclusively water related projects. The placement consisted of 220.2 million Brazilian Reales at a three year term, for Japanese retail...

Water security. key to preserve economic and social stability in the planet

06 de September de 2016

The second edition of the Water Dialogues , held in  Madrid, brought together renowned global experts and strengthened cooperation between Latin America and Spain 

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El Niño: What can be done to mitigate its effects on the water and sanitation sector?
Latin America faces a challenge with respect to urban drainage: changing from the sanitation approach toward a technical and comprehensive public policy approach. How are the risks implied by ...
II Water Dialogues: Challenges for water security
The II Water Dialogues promoted a debate on water security in Latin America and Spain, emphasizing the challenges that must be faced from a perspective of cooperation between the regions 
img - Latin America: understanding rural reality, key to universal access to potable water
Latin America: understanding rural reality, key to universal access to potable water
According to a new report, the region must understand the situation of rural inhabitants to be able to develop public policies that guarantee universal and safe access to water and sanitation ...
img - Latin America moves towards a comprehensive management of water
Latin America moves towards a comprehensive management of water
Latin America has better water and sanitation conditions than 20 years ago, but it must improve the provision to reach the universalization of these services 
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 ...
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