Country Department Southern Cone


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María Florencia Attademo-Hirt

Manager, Southern Cone Country Department

The Country Department Southern Cone (CSC) is responsible for the promotion and development of Bank country strategies and programming in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

The department supports the process, negotiation, and administration of regional and country-specific projects and programs; leading and maintaining the relations of the IDB with member countries; supporting the implementation of country-specific operations; promoting and coordinating the use of the funds administered by the Bank or under parallel financing agreements, and monitoring the operation-related procurement activities of Bank borrowers and beneficiaries.

The management team is composed of the manager, the regional economic advisor and the country representatives. CSC is divided in five country offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.