El Salvador and the IDB sign agreement to strengthen the fiscal sector

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 03:00
The Government of El Salvador and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today signed a contract for a $200 million loan to help strengthen the fiscal sector of El Salvador.

Call for proposals to improve SME's access to finance and competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank, in collaboration with the Spanish General Trust Fund, announces a new call for proposals to improve financial and private sector development policies in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB supports early child development, nutrition, and violence prevention in El Salvador

Monday, September 13, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $35 million loan to El Salvador for the Urban Communities Solidarity Program (UCS) to increase investments in human capital of low-income and socially excluded families.

El Salvador to improve housing conditions with IDB assistance

Friday, September 10, 2010 - 03:00
El Salvador will improve housing conditions for low- and middle-income families and boost the housing sector’s ability to efficiently and equitably meet demand with a $70 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

El Salvador to improve rural roads with IDB assistance

Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 03:00
El Salvador will improve rural roads in areas with high productive potential with a $35 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The IDB loan will finance the rehabilitation and/or improvement of some 80 km of rural roads within a new approach to rural roads management which enhances the investment planning and programming process, optimizing cost and project impact.

Regional electrical integration advances in Central America

Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 03:00
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Senior officials in the Central America’s electricity sector yesterday proposed concrete plans and agreements that will permit the comprehensive operation of a Regional Electrical Market (MER) before the end of 2011.

IDB announces partner institutions for the 2010 Cultural Development Program

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has selected 28 partner institutions to finance and provide technical assistance to small-scale cultural development projects in 21 countries. Under the Bank’s Cultural Development Program, these projects will receive grants of US$3,000 and US$7,000. The Cultural Development Program, managed by the IDB Cultural Center, aims to promote cultural development in Latin America and the Caribbean by financing projects and working hand-in-hand as project partner.

El Salvador to improve water services with Spanish grant and IDB support

Friday, August 6, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $44 million program for water and sanitation in El Salvador, backed by a $20 million loan from the IDB and a $24 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Scholars stress great integration potential between India and Latin America

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) unveiled today a new study calling for India and Latin America to foster closer economic ties in order to tap into  “massive” trade and investment opportunities between these two distant partners.

El Salvador gets $60 million IDB loan to expand and upgrade public health services

Friday, July 23, 2010 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $60 million loan to finance for an integrated public health service network for El Salvador. The loan will support the country’s efforts to provide high-quality universal primary health care for its population.