IDB loan for $167 million to finance new and better schools in Costa Rica

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 03:00
Costa Rica will improve the physical conditions of educational infrastructure, the learning environment, and the efficieny in elmentary and secondary schools with a $167 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

IDB hosts presentation of Peru country brand in Washington, DC

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 03:00
Event to feature films on Peruvian culture and culinary heritage, along with a discussion with chefs Gastón Acurio and Ferrán Adriá As part of a campaign to provide international visibility for Peru’s natural and historical riches and its potential role in international commerce, the Peruvian government will present its new country brand, “Marca Perú” at an event hosted today by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Costa Rica’s Reventazón hydropower plant project to receive IDB financing

Friday, October 19, 2012 - 03:00
$200 million financing to support Central America’s biggest renewable energy project The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $200 million non-sovereign guaranteed financing for the construction of a 305.5 MW hydropower plant in the Limon Province in Costa Rica, Central America’s biggest renewable energy project.

Power Conference Promotes New Initiatives for Working Women and Women Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 19:54
IDB Group to support initiatives by Itau Unibanco and Coca-Cola, among others, to help women gain ground in the workforce LIMA, Peru – More than 400 leading figures from the public and private sectors gathered today at Power: Women as Drivers of Growth and Social Inclusion, a high-level conference that is part of the First Social Inclusion Week organized by the Peruvian government, held October 15–19.

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.

Peru to implement social sector reforms with IDB support

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $30 million loan to the government of Peru to support social sector reform. It is the third of three loans to foster human capital development and increase employment opportunities. 

IDB and Japan support solid waste management in Peru

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 03:00
Financing for31 projects that will benefit priority regions and municipalities The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announced plans to support the development of 31 sustainable and efficient systems for managing solid waste in Peru.

IDB announces the winners of the Call for Proposals for Civil Society projects for poverty reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean

Friday, July 20, 2012 - 11:26
Seven civil society organizations will receive $7 million to execute projects that will benefit low- income communities and vulnerable groups in Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Guyana, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru

International trade opportunities emerge from two days of negotiations at LAC Flavors 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012 - 13:06
ANTIGUA, GUATEMALA – More than 120 food-export companies from Mesoamerica and Haiti participated in the fourth annual LAC Flavors business matchmaking event organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Antigua, Guatemala July 11–13. The exporters had more than 1,200 meetings with 40 potential buyers from the United States, Canada, China, South Korea, and Japan.