IDB backs improving public services to benefit Colombia’s citizens, civil servants and businesses

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 03:00
Bank will finance personal attention centers, civil servant training, rationalization of processes and simplification of procedures, among other measures 

Colombia to improve tax collection oversight and business competitiveness via electronic invoicing with support of IDB

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 03:00
A $12 million loan will benefit companies by lowering cost of complying with tax obligations and will facilitate trade between Colombia and other countries in the region The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $12 million loan to Colombia that will allow it to develop and implement a system of electronic invoicing, which will increase the country's tax and customs-duty collection capability and will ease Colombia's insertion into the international economy.

Ecuador seeks to improve public sector management with IDB support

Friday, November 15, 2013 - 11:17
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced the approval of a $270 million loan to Ecuador to improve the ability of public agencies to provide quality services to citizens.  The country has made ​​significant progress in public administration in recent years, resulting in improved profiles for public employees and better financial management of public administration, among other achievements. 

Colombia to strengthen its national human capital training system with $400 million in IDB financing

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 03:00
A loan for $400 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will help Colombia to improve the quality and relevance of its human resources training system as a basis for boosting the country’s long-term productivity. 

Colombia will invest $33 million to improve efficiency and transparency in public investment

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 03:00
IDB will contribute $8 million to the project The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan for $8 million to Colombia for the creation of an innovative system for monitoring public investments, which have experienced a dynamic growth and extensive changes due to the country’s process of decentralization.  Colombia will contribute $25 million to the program, bringing total investment to US$33 million. 

Ecuador to promote financial inclusion for low income inhabitants of remote areas

Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 03:00
IDB loan for $10 million will benefit more than 200,000 new users of financial services Low-income Ecuadorians living in remote areas will have access to better financial services in a project supported by a $10 million Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan.

Colombia to improve case management in state legal defense

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 03:00
IDB-supported program to help reduce financial burden of rulings against the government A US$10 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will finance a program to help the government of Colombia improve the management of cases in lawsuits brought against the state.

Colombia will strengthen its subnational fiscal stability with IDB support

Friday, June 22, 2012 - 03:00
The second of two operations will improve the effectiveness of public spending, quality of information, and increased subnational revenues Colombia will continue to strengthen its subnational fiscal stability through more effective use of public resources, improved quality of information on revenues and expenditures, and increased subnational tax revenues, with the support of a $100 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Ecuador to improve collection and use of criminological information with help from the IDB

Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 15:02
$10 million loan will finance data collection and analysis Ecuador will improve the quality of the collection and analysis of criminological information by its law enforcement agencies with a $10 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Ecuador will improve prefeasibility studies for public works with IDB support

Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 03:00
Loan for $40 million will help reduce the rate of project incompletion and delays The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $40 million loan to help the government of Ecuador conduct prefeasibility studies for public works.