IDB finances program to reduce maternal and infant mortality and cervical-uterine cancer in Bolivia

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 03:00
The municipal health system in the city of El Alto and surrounding rural areas will offer improved services with better response capability  The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $43 million loan for Bolivia to improve the public health system in the city of El Alto and surrounding rural areas. 

Bolivia to improve drinking water, sewage systems for 145,000 people with lDB loan

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 03:00
Loan of $60 million will help increase and improve access to these essential services  Bolivia will improve and broaden access to drinking water and sewage systems through a $60 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). 

BID-FEMSA Water and Sanitation Award Ceremony 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 03:00
The Award recognizes organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean which have implemented innovative and effective solutions, with proven results in the management of water, sanitation and solid waste.

Bolivia to boost income of rural families with support from the IDB

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 03:00
Bolivia will boost income of rural households by improving the use of water resources in agriculture with $57 million financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The investment is expected to benefit as many as 7,000 families growing crops in arid or semi-arid regions.

IDB approves the use of public procurement systems in eight Latin American and Caribbean Countries

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 03:00
Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, Paraguay, and Peru may now use procurement subsystems on Bank financed projects This approval reflects the countries’ efforts to improve their public procurement systems, which represent a $800 billion market in the region. The impact of these efforts is measured by various indicators, including market access, which has increased significantly as 70 percent of all public procurement opportunities are today accessible through electronic means. 

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 will improve effectiveness of public spending with IDB support

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 03:00
Loan for $106 million to consolidate mechanisms for effective, efficient, and transparent public expenditure based on results

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.

Call for Proposals: 2013 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 03:00
New edition of IDEAS contest seeks proposals to promote innovative energy solutionsin Latin America and the Caribbean Proposals must be submitted by August 15, 2013 via the www.iadb.org/ideas website The 2013 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest has launched a new call for proposals for improving energy efficiency and expanding access to renewable energy in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB awards prizes to social innovation projects for inclusion of persons with disabilities

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 19:54
Proposals from Chile, Colombia and Ecuador selected through crowdsourcing and expert evaluations The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today announced the winners of three competitions organized by its Innovation Lab (I-LAB) for social innovation projects designed to promote the economic inclusion of persons with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean.