Our People - Iris Henríquez, Honduras
The increase in health services has helped reduce the maternal and child mortality rate by 80%
Iris Henríquez, mother of 3 children
Our People - Barbados - Leif Brandel, hotel owner - Tourism in Barbados has increased thanks to a beach erosion control program.
Tourism in Barbados has increased thanks to a beach erosion control program.
Leif Brandel, hotel owner
Our people - Homepage 3 - Mexico - Alejandra Martínez, physician - Brigades in Chiapas are working in local communities to achieve the eradication and control of infectious diseases.
Brigades in Chiapas are working to achieve the eradication and control of infectious diseases.
Alejandra Martínez, physician
Our People - Nicaragua - Yanira Sánchez, teacher - The Amor program has helped 8,000 children from 52,000 Nicaraguan families.
The Amor program has helped 8,000 children from 52,000 Nicaraguan families.
Yanira Sánchez, teacher
Our People - Guatemala - Iliana Martínez, ANACAFE - The training of small farmers in Guatemala is opening doors for exporting specialty coffee to Europe.
The training of small farmers is opening doors for exporting specialty coffee to Europe.
Iliana Martínez, ANACAFE
Our People - Honduras - Allison Turcios, accountant - More than 9,000 young people have received help finding their first job, through Pro Empleo.
More than 9,000 young people have received help finding their first job, through Pro Empleo.
Allison Turcios, accountant
Our people - Brazil - Patricia da Silva, farmer - Agrofuturo has helped thousands of families become organized producers by learning new technologies.
Agrofuturo has helped families become organized producers by learning new technologies.
Patricia da Silva, farmer
Our people - Homepage 3 - Nicaragua - Esperanza Olivas, mother - Esperanza and her family improved their quality of life with access to electricity.
Esperanza and her family improved their quality of life with access to electricity.
Esperanza Olivas, mother
Our people - Dominican Republic -The Gómez family - The Conditional Transfer Program helps families exercise their right to education and healthcare for their children.
Conditional Cash Transfers give families access to education and healthcare for their children.
The Gómez family
Clean Water and Education
Do children learn more if they have running water at home? Here is the experience in Brazil. Read more
More than Words
Studies show that exposure to a rich environment in language between birth and age 3 is crucial for language development. Read more
Keep Your Foot on the Gas
“Eight ways women can lead with passion.” Inez Murray talks about creating access and capital for women-owned businesses. Read more
Annual Meeting 2014
The IDB will hold its Annual Meeting in Bahia, Brazil, March 27-30, bringing economic leaders to discuss the development needs of Latin America and the Caribbean. Registration is open. Read more
End of the year 2013
IDB stresses increased productivity as driving force behind regional growth. Read more
Latin America and the Caribbean attract increasing share of Global Clean Energy Investment according to a new FOMIN's report. Read more
LAC region continues to perform well in the 2013 edition of the Global Microscope, a comprehensive report prepared by EIU with MIF support. Read more
This two-day event brought some of the most creative minds in the world to present innovative solutions for addressing development issues. Read more