IDB launches 2017 Call for Proposals to promote Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean

February 24, 2017
The deadline for accepting proposals is April 26th, 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the 2017 Call for Proposals of the Initiative for the Promotion of Regional Public Goods in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which supports projects aimed at resolving shared challenges and seizing opportunities for development through regional cooperation among at least three countries. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed 140 projects, investing a total of more than US$103 million.

Entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to showcase their projects in Silicon Valley

June 20, 2016
Demand Solutions, to take place June 22 as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, will highlight innovations aimed at improving the quality of life in Latin America and the Caribbean Eight cutting-edge entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean will showcase innovations aimed at improving the quality of life in the region at Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives, an event taking place June 22 as part of the Obama Administration’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University.

Caribbean Investment Summit seeks to attract foreign direct investment and boost exports

May 09, 2016
The IDB, CAIPA, and CEDA are organizing the event, to be held in Miami on May 12 and 13, 2016 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) are organizing the Caribbean Investment Summit 2016 to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) by helping investors locate to the Caribbean in order to boost their exports to different markets and make the most of the region's comparative advantages.

IDB and Maersk Group join forces to expand the ConnectAmericas support to SMEs

March 14, 2016
SeaLand, Maersk Group regional shipping company, and ConnectAmericas signed a collaboration agreement for two years The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and SeaLand, Maersk Group regional shipping company, signed a partnership agreement that will deliver significant benefits to small and medium sized enterprises affiliated to ConnectAmericas, the first business social network of the Americas that provides business opportunities, training and financing.

IDB signed a US$20 million for Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank for small Caribbean countries

May 21, 2013
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed today a US$20 million for a Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for projects in the four IDA-eligible Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member countries. This loan was approved yesterday by the CDB’s board. 

Webcast Alert: Watch Latin America’s biggest microenterprise and SME development forum live

October 01, 2012
Foromic to be webcast live from Bridgetown, Barbados, Oct.1-3 Green finance, savings products for low-income populations and financing opportunities for SMEs and entrepreneurs in the Caribbean among key topics The XV Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (Foromic 2012), the leading forum for supporting and financing microenterprises, small and medium-sized companies, and small farmers in Latin

IDB’s Moreno calls on Latin America and the Caribbean to boost financing for SMEs

October 01, 2012
Foromic 2012 will continue through Oct. 3 in Barbados. Watch webcast and follow discussion on Twitter #Foromic ST. MICHAEL, Barbados – IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno called on Latin America and the Caribbean to promote the development of small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) so the region can continue to make progress in its poverty reduction efforts.

Institutions from the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Colombia and Peru Win the Inter-American Awards for Microenterprise Development

September 24, 2012
Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno to honor winners during the Foromic in Barbados, 1-3 October

Media registration now open for Foromic in Barbados

September 10, 2012
Green finance, savings products for low-income populations and financing opportunities for SMEs and entrepreneurs in the Caribbean among key topics Media registration is now open for this year’s XV Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (Foromic 2012), the leading forum for supporting and financing microenterprises, small and medium-sized companies, and small farmers in Latin America and the C

IDB announces partner institutions for the 2012 Cultural Development Program

August 08, 2012
Partner institutions include artistic and cultural institutions and organizations of the Civil Society The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has selected 50 partner institutions to receive financing and technical assistance for cultural development projects in 26 countries. These projects will receive grants under the Cultural Development Program, designed to support artistic and creative endeavors.