IDB Announces Winners of Inaugural Infrastructure 360º Awards

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 03:00
Follow us on Twitter using @the_IDB Winning projects in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Peru exemplify leadership in climate and environment, social impact, governance and innovation

Peru’s Edyficar to provide housing access and finance to low-income individuals with IDB support

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 03:00
Edyvivienda program to benefit 20,000 families at Base of the Pyramid over five years

IDB facilitates investments in shared value by Latin American and Caribbean companies

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 03:00
Inter-American Development Bank and Nestlé co-host creating Shared Value Global Forum 2013 in Cartagena The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has allocated $750,000 to support clients from its private-sector portfolio in implementing initiatives to create shared value. A company creates shared value when it addresses economic and social problems in a community, not only making itself more competitive, but creating benefits for workers and their families.

Peru to support competitiveness of small and medium-scale farmers

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 03:00
IDB loan for $25 million will increase productivity and exports Peru will boost the competitiveness of its small and medium-scale farmers to increase productivity and exports with the help of a $25 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

IDB awards prizes to social innovation projects for inclusion of persons with disabilities

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 19:54
Proposals from Chile, Colombia and Ecuador selected through crowdsourcing and expert evaluations The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the winners of three competitions organized by its Innovation Lab (I-LAB) for social innovation projects designed to promote the economic inclusion of persons with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

With IDB Support, Peru's USIL Broadens Low-income Students' Access to Higher Education

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 03:00
USIL to double its student capacity and increase access to affordable programs The Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL), a leading private university in Peru, will receive a $23.5 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to double its capacity and expand access to affordable education programs for low-income students.

Regional Event on Public-Private Partnerships Opens in Cartagena, Colombia

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 03:00
PPPAmericas Conference focuses on public private partnerships (PPP) potential as a tool for development. Follow the livestream at www.pppamericas.org Business and government leaders from around Latin America gathered to examine innovations in using PPPs as a tool for development and economic growth in the region.  In recent years, Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced increasing interest in using PPPs as a tool to attract private sector investment.  

Peru to boost business productivity and competitiveness with $30 million IDB loan

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 03:00
Peru is carrying out reforms to increase productivity and business competitiveness in a program financed by a $30 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Four Latin American microfinance institutions to develop green financial products

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 03:00
MFIs from Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru are the first to receive technical assistance from the EcoMicro Program

Global Microscope 2012: Microfinance responds to call for responsible finance

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 03:00
Peru and Bolivia top ranking for best microfinance environment Latin America has continued to improve its environment for microfinance, with Peru and Bolivia showing the biggest gains and leading the global ranking of 55 countries, according to the 2012 edition of Microscope, produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit.