IDB, UNHCR Join Efforts to Address Forced Displacement Crisis in Latin America & Caribbean

December 03, 2021
Today, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President, Mauricio Claver-Carone and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to address the development challenges and opportunities generated by rising forced displacement across Latin America and the Caribbean.
2021-12-03

IDB Approves Additional $1.65 Billion to 2021 Loan Amounts to Spur LAC’s Economic Recovery

December 02, 2021
Resources will provide an economic, fiscal and social boost to Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras and Uruguay. The IDB will release its total 2021 loan and operations amounts on December 17. Yesterday, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved eight operations totaling $1.65 billion for Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras and Uruguay.
2021-12-02

Haiti to Improve the Food Security of Rural Households with IDB's Support

December 02, 2021
The IDB approved $60 million of non-reimbursable financing to contribute to the rural productivity and connectivity The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved $60 million of non-reimbursable financing to improve the food security of rural households, including farmers, fishers, seafood merchants, and rural workers of Haiti, by promoting rural productivity and connectivity to rural markets.
2021-12-02

Ecuador to Promote Economic Recovery with Support from IDB Guarantee

December 02, 2021
Ecuador will promote sustainable and inclusive economic recovery with a program structured as a $400 million policy-based guarantee (PBG) approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The program will help strengthen the institutional and regulatory framework to improve the business environment, boost international trade, and enhance financial stability and access to financing.
2021-12-02

Honduras to Tackle Natural Disasters, Public Health Emergencies with IDB Contingent Loan

December 02, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $400 million contingent loan to help buffer the impact of eventual natural disasters and severe or catastrophic public health emergencies on Honduras’s public finances.
2021-12-02

IDB approves $300 million to improve health care Buenos Aires, Argentina

December 02, 2021
The loan seeks to improve access and coverage of public health services for the population of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina  The IDB approved a $300 million loan to improve access to public health services for the Province of Buenos Aires (PBA).
2021-12-02

IDB Lab Invites Women Entrepreneurs to Lead LAC's Economic Recovery, host WeXchange Forum

November 30, 2021
The forum will be the first of its kind, LAC Women Founders Accelerator program, to highlight Women entrepreneurs and was developed by IDB Lab, WeXchange and Google, with the collaboration of the Mexican entrepreneurship hub, Centraal.
2021-11-30

IDB approves $30 million to support vulnerable populations in Suriname

November 30, 2021
The loan will benefit 130,548 people through periodic transfers  The operation seeks to reinforce the efficiency and transparency of Suriname's social protection network  Suriname’s difficult macroeconomic conditions, along with the pandemic, has a severe impact on the country’s population, especially the most vulnerable, An IDB survey in April 2020 indicated that 47,6% of families in Suriname have lost income due to business closures and job losses.
2021-11-30

Uruguay to Stimulate Economic Recovery with $145 Million IDB Loan

December 02, 2021
Uruguay will spur its post-pandemic economic and fiscal recovery with help from a $145 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). This is the second operation in a series of policy-based loans, made up of two contractually independent but technically linked loans aimed at supporting Uruguay’s post-pandemic recovery. The first operation of $350 million was approved in 2020.
2021-12-02

IDB Announces Settlement with Tractebel Engineering S.A. Regarding Prohibited Practices

November 29, 2021
The IDB has announced the debarment of Belgian-based entity Tractebel Engineering S.A.
2021-11-29