IDB Approves Additional $1.65 Billion to Spur LAC’s Economic Recovery
Resources will provide an economic, fiscal and social boost to Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras and Uruguay.
The region could grow by more than 4% this year. A more positive scenario foresees 5.2% growth, but more pessimistic assumptions estimate only 0.8% growth. Explore the IDB's new Macroeconomic Report to parse the numbers and learn what the region can do to bounce back stronger.
To build resilience against external shocks and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Caribbean countries must advance key fiscal and financial reforms that range from stronger tax and pensions systems to improved debt and financial management.
Regional analysis of policies for a sustained recovery in the medium and long term, focusing on productive policies, social policies and macro-fiscal policies.
The coronavirus is changing the way people access education and training opportunities. The IDB has created the #Movingonline initiative, supporting the transition from face-to-face to online training.
Ecological dry toilets have improved the lives of more than 5,000 families in Bolivia, who now have sanitation services appropriate to their geographic and cultural context.
An initiative designed to spark innovation and economic diversification in Suriname is bringing more women into technology careers and inspiring a generation.
A training program at a correctional facility in The Bahamas adapts to overcome the constraints imposed by COVID-19, supporting inmates in their future reintegration into society.