IDB launches 2020 call for proposals for regional projects in Latin America and Caribbean

February 11, 2020
Deadline for accepting proposals for Regional Public goods is April 15, 2020 On  February 14, 2020, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will launch the 2020 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries.

Wastewater as a resource, not as waste: Eye on Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Water Week

August 28, 2017
The Inter-American Development Bank is coordinating the Latin American and the Caribbean sessions during the World Water Week in Sweden’s capital, focusing on the need to adopt wastewater reuse practices to meet the region’s present and future water needs STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to lead a revolution in the management of wastewater as a resource by reusing it in agricultural and industrial activities, and by promoting circular economy models while at the same time striving to meet Sustainable Development Goal 6

IDB rewards the most successful good practices and experiences in water and sanitation in the Americas

August 10, 2017
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has opened a call to identify the best practices and experiences in drinking water provision, sanitary network improvements, and sustainable solid-waste treatment in Latin America, the Caribbean and North America.  In its role as coordinator of the World Water Forum’s Process of Regional Dialogue for the Americas to be held in 2018 in Brazil, the IDB is organizing a contest to act as an incentive for fresh ideas to tackle a problem affecting millions of people in the hemisphere. 

FACT SHEET – Water: a threatened resource in Latin America and the Caribbean

November 17, 2009
A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE LAC has 8% of global population but it controls 31% of total freshwater resources (Asia has 60% of population, only 28% of water). This advantage is evident: In electricity: Ø  Water provides 68% of all electricity generation (more than 80% in Brazil) compared to global averages of less than 16% Ø  Cheap, renewable, carbon-neutral source of power, with room for growth:

IDB to host meeting on infrastructure, environment and poverty reduction

November 16, 2007
The Inter-American Development Bank will host at its Washington, D.C. headquarters November 19-21 the 12th meeting of the Poverty and Environment Partnership (PEP). The event’s theme will be “infrastructure, growth and poverty reduction: the role of ecosystems and natural resources."

IDB to hold business seminar on sustainable development with focus on projects in environment, tourism, natural disaster prevention, sanitation, agriculture and rural development in Latin America and the Caribbean

February 06, 2007
The Inter-American Development Bank will hold the first of its 2007 Business Seminars for private sector firms and consultants on February 8, titled Sustainable Development: A look at Projects in Environment, Tourism, Natural Disaster Prevention, Sanitation, Agriculture and Rural Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB President Moreno discusses outlook for Latin American water companies at NYSE

October 25, 2006
Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno joined senior executives from the Sao Paulo State Sanitation Company (SABESP) for the traditional "closing bell" ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, October 25.