Jul 31, 2001 The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology, a consortium created in 1998 with support from the Inter-American Development Bank to promote regional agricultural research in Latin America and the Caribbean, announced that it received a $12 million contribution from Venezuela that completes that country’s financial commitments to the fund, known as FONTAGRO.
Jun 11, 2001 The Multilateral Investment Fund announced the approval of two grants totaling $1.8 million to enhance the competitiveness of the information and communications technology sector in Uruguay.
Mar 18, 2001 SANTIAGO, Chile - Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle and Inter-American Development Bank President Enrique V. Iglesias have signed documents for a $30 million loan to strengthen the country’s capacity for research, technological development, innovation, and business competitiveness.
Dec 14, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approval of a $30 million loan to Uruguay to strengthen the country’s capacity for research, technological development, innovation, and business competitiveness.
Nov 15, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approval of a $6.1 million loan to Uruguay to support a program to improve judicial services.
Oct 6, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the winners of its Inter-American Awards for Microenterprise Development, which recognize institutions and individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in support of microentrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Jul 17, 2000 Presidents, directors, and other leaders of Jewish organizations throughout the Western Hemisphere and senior executives of the Inter-American Development Bank, led by IDB President Enrique V. Iglesias, will meet in Montevideo, Uruguay, July 20-21 to exchange experiences and identify ways to fight against poverty, which affects vast sectors of the population in Latin America, including Jewish communities.
Jul 11, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank will sponsor a two-day regional conference on Mercosur in the 21st Century: Information Technology for Development and Integration, to be held July 21-22 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
May 25, 2000 The Inter-American Development Bank will host a two-day international "Consultation on Active Aging" June 1-2 to review the condition of older people and to identify strategies to support active and healthy aging, particularly for the poorest populations in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Mar 24, 2000 Uruguayan media entrepreneur Fernando Espuelas urged that a massive program be undertaken to connect every town and every school in Latin America and the Caribbean to the Internet within 24 months.
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