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Haiti Hope: A Lesson in Partnership

We are pleased to invite you to celebrate and reflect upon the Haiti Hope Project.

The Haiti Hope Project, a five-year public-private partnership launched in 2010 among businesses, multilateral development institutions, the U.S. Government and nonprofits, was designed to create sustainable economic opportunities for Haitian mango farmers and their families and contribute to the long-term development and revitalization of the country’s agricultural sector.

The Inter-American Development Bank and its partners in the Haiti Hope Project, -- the Coca-Cola Company, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and TechnoServe -- will be sharing their perspectives and lessons learned, and reflecting on the power of public-private partnerships as a vehicle for development.

Who:

Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank
Muhar Kent, Chairman of the Board and CEO the Coca-Cola Company
Gayle Smith Administrator, USAID
William Warshauer President and CEO, TechnoServe

Place:

Inter-American Development Bank
Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium
1330 New York Ave, NW, Washington DC

Date and Time:

February 29, 2016
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Press registration is now open. Please contact Isabel Alvarez, Isabela@iadb.org.

About us

The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.