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

IDB launches report detailing steps to help avoid social conflicts

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 16:02
A new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) identifies ten key elements that can help projects improve their sustainability and reduce potential social conflicts, from proper community engagement and legal foundations to adequate monitoring of results.

IDB backs program to boost competitiveness in Paraguay's agriculture sector and economic integration

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 10:44
Road upgrades and conservation will benefit small- and medium-size producers and a population of 522,000 people Paraguay will improve the competitiveness of its farm and livestock sector and its economic integration, particularly in the east of the country, with a road upgrade and conservation project backed by a $90 million loan approved by 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.

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.

Paraguay will implement new program to restore and maintain rural roads with IDB support

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 03:00
The program will improve the connectivity and access to markets in the country's eastern region, and will help to reduce rural poverty Paraguay will improve the connectivity of rural areas in the eastern region, and the access by productive zones to consumers, with a loan of $62 million approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). This loan will finance a program to restore and maintain rural roads and replace old wooden bridges with reinforced concrete.

Highway program will improve competitiveness of productive sector and economic and social integration in Paraguay

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:14
IDB support will help pave part of an important corridor that connects productive areas to river ports and facilitates access to social services The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$105 loan to finance a project that will contribute to improving the competitiveness of the productive sector and the economic and social integration in Paraguay.

Rural areas of Paraguay to gain greater access to transport, goods and social services

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 03:00
IDB loan of $100 million will finance upgrade of roads, help increase production and benefit 1.3 million people

IDB supports productive sector competitiveness, economic and social integration of Paraguay

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 03:00
Bank to finance second phase of a program to pave, rehabilitate and maintain the National Primary Road Network in the eastern part of the country 

IDB loan to help improve commodity transportation services in Paraguay-Paraná Waterway

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 03:00
State-of-the-art low-carbon technology for Hidrovias do Brasil inland waterway transport project will increase fuel efficiency, transport capacity, and create new jobs The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $100 million loan to expand and increase efficiency of commodity transportation through the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway, a project that will enhance transport integration among Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay.