Our People - Egon Neufeld, Paraguay
With better roads, this entrepreneur exports tons of soybeans to international markets.
Egon Neufeld, entrepreneur
Our People - Patrick Rolle, Bahamas
Thanks to infrastructure investments, tourism and connections to global markets are increasing in The Bahamas
Capt. Patrick Rolle, Dir. of Civil Aviation
Our People - Abel Aronategui, Panama
Students like Abel use documentary film techniques to promote the preservation of historical heritage.
Abel Aronategui, student
Our People - Cruz Imelda, El Salvador
The extension of basic health services has improved the health care of the poorest 20% of the population.
Cruz Imelda, mother
Our People - Amanda Cuevas, Peru
Thanks to a training program, Amanda has achieved her dream of becoming a front loader operator.
Amanda Cuevas, heavy equipment operator
Our People - Gustavo Hernandez, Peru
Evaluation tools help develop strategies to adapt to climate changes.
Gustavo Hernández, farmer
Our People - Susana Gonzales, Paraguay
The Little Mathematicians project brings short-term results to students, teachers and principals.
Susana González, mother
Our People - Maribel Martinez, Mexico
Low-income families have built their own homes with the help of Patrimonio Hoy program.
Maribel Martíenz, housewife
Our People - David Puyo Panti, Peru
Indigenous groups participate in economic activities thanks to sustainable development programs.
David Puyo Panti, community leader
Link between water and biodiversity
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Trees and cities
Urban greenery can help mitigate climate change and counteract the heat island effect. How many trees are in your city? Read more
Six studies on education
Recent research provides evidence that investment in human capital is multidimensional, malleable and has an effect on future wages. Read more
More than Revenue
New IDB book outlines need for tax reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean to further region’s development. Read more
Brazil joins initiative that generates comparable crime and violence indicators enabling governments to share and analyze standardized statistical data. Read more
International financial institutions share data
Six multilateral financial institutions agree to share data to iImprove development outcomes and lay the groundwork for the post-2015 development agenda. Read more
Western Hemisphere Finance Ministers
IDB hosts meeting of Western Hemisphere finance ministers to promote greater economic growth and competitiveness. Read more
Mexico's Salud Digna
Salud Digna, a Mexican NGO, shows how to combat the rise of chronic diseases with affordable health services. Read more