May 2, 2001 The Multilateral Investment Fund announced the approval of $3 million in grants to promote private sector projects to promote youth entrepreneurship, small business, and foreign investment.
Nov 29, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a $65 million loan to Costa Rica to develop a more secure and modern system of land property rights registration and administration.
Nov 17, 2000 Former Costa Rican President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Oscar Arias will speak at the Inter-American Development Bank on Nov. 21 in a lecture that is one of a series sponsored by the Bank to examine the challenges to economic and social development in the 21st Century.
May 12, 2000 Representatives of the Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Centro Agronómico de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), met to sign an agreement providing for a US$250,000 grant for research into producing a medicinal plant, Smilax spp., on a sustainable commercial basis in Central America.
Sep 1, 1999 Costa rica, a nation once famous for its coffee and banana exports, is convinced that information technology will be the king of cash crops in the next century. Proof of how strongly it believes in..
Jul 1, 1999 On June 2, the Multilateral Investment Fund's board approved a $1.5 million grant for a program designed to bolster Costa Rica's fledgling software industry, the first operation of this nature backed.
Jan 1, 1998 Costa Rica has taken another step into a future of microprocessors and modems with the December 1 inauguration of its new National Center for High Technology in San José.
Jul 1, 1997 Every woman who stops at "El Gran Parqueo" Restaurant, which opened in March near Naranjo, Costa Rica, gets a bouquet of red roses courtesy of owner Tobías Chaves Rojas. "The ladies leave...
Jun 1, 1997 When Intel Corporation announced that it had selected Costa Rica as the site of a new $300 million microprocessor plant last November, many observers thought the Central American country....
Jun 1, 1997 The theory and practice of microenterprise came face-to-face in Costa Rica last month at a seminar co-sponsored by the IDB and the United States Agency....
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