Government spending waste costs Latin America and Caribbean 4.4% of GDP: IDB study

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 15:05
Inefficiencies and fraud in procurement, civil service and targeted transfers could be as large as $220 billion a year Report includes policy recommendations to improve spending in healthcare, education, infrastructure and public safety

Bolivia to rebuild, improve Mairana-Bermejo road with IDB support

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 19:00
A $64 million loan will help improve quality and traffic conditions, accessibility and safety of key road in the Santa Cruz Department, benefiting in particular Florida Province farmlands  Bolivia will continue to improve its road network, focusing on enhancing connectivity of its productive centers with national and international markets, by rebuilding and improving the Mairana-Bermejo segment with financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). 

IDB President, experts to talk to members of media accredited to the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 03:00
Habitat, the main global conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, is being held for the first time in Latin America The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will have a strong presence in the Habitat III Conference to be held in Quito, Ecuador, Oct. 17-20, 2016.

IDB approves $100 million for rural electrification in Bolivia

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 03:00
Project to enhance transmission coverage, help poverty alleviation efforts The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $100 million loan to help advance the living standards of Bolivia’s low-income households that lack or have only limited access to electricity by improving and expanding service coverage.

JICA and the IDB to Fund Energy and Infrastructure, Expanding their Co-financing Arrangement to $3 Billion

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 03:00
Regional Program Will Triple Current Target and Extend Its Reach throughout the Americas NASSAU, Bahamas - Through a new agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will invest a total of $3 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, as well as quality infrastructure projects related to energy savings.

Bolivia to improve quality of public investment with support from IDB

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $30 million loan to help Bolivia improve the quality of public investment by financing a series of pre-investment studies.  The program will finance 15 studies in strategic sectors such as energy, transport, irrigation and health care. The goal is to secure financing and commence execution immediately. 

IDB lends Bolivia $185.5 million to upgrade its primary road network

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $185.5 million loan for Bolivia to improve its primary road network. The resources will help finance the pavement of 32.7 kilometers of roads and the rehabilitation of another 278 kilometers.

Bolivia will improve traffic conditions with IDB support

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 03:00
Improvements on highway linking La Paz and El Alto will spur regional economic development with a $35 million loan  The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved financing for $35 million to Bolivia for improvements on the highway linking the cities of La Paz and El Alto that will reduce travel time, costs, and accidents. 

Bolivia to upgrade two regional airports

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 03:00
IDB approves $73.5 million in loans to expand and modernize the airports of Trinidad and Cobija Bolivia will receive a $73.5 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to upgrade the infrastructure and equipment at two regional airports, Trinidad in the Beni department and Cobija in the Pando department, enabling them to offer international service.

Bolivia will improve urban restructuring in La Ceja with IDB loan

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 03:00
A $47 million loan will focus on supporting the Autonomous Municipal Government of El Alto in developing its urban infrastructure, citizen services and planning capabilities.