IDB Approves $195 Million Loan to Increase MSME Productivity in State of São Paulo

March 03, 2022
The State of São Paulo in Brazil will increase productivity and access to private financing for innovation in micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) with a $195 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
2022-03-03

IDB Introduces Platform to Improve Security of Cities in Latin America

March 03, 2022
BOGOTA, Colombia  ̶  During the XII Citizen Security Week, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) introduced the Safe Cities platform, a platform that provides tools to improve citizen security in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2022-03-03

IDB Supports Argentina in Improving Public Investment Efficiency

March 02, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $37 million loan to improve public investment efficiency at different government levels to promote economic and social development in Argentina.
2022-03-02

Korea Contributes $4 Million to IDB Fund to Strengthen Public Sector Capacity

March 01, 2022
Korea-IDB partnership to expand with a new contribution to the Korea Public Capacity Building Fund (KPC) managed by the IDB. This contribution is the first installment of a $20 million pledge made by Korea to the KPC in late 2021.
2022-03-01

IDB Lab Invests in STEM Guyana ‘Learning Pods’ to Reach 1,000 Children

February 28, 2022
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – IDB Lab, the innovative laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is providing financial support to STEM Guyana Inc. to help 1,000 children across 40 communities in all ten regions of Guyana. 
2022-03-01

Institutional Strengthening, Gender, and Digitalization: Keys to Citizen Security

February 28, 2022
BOGOTA, Colombia – Institutional strengthening, gender equity policies, adoption of new technologies, and increased digitization, aligned with capacity building, are key factors for the police modernization and transformation processes implemented by countries in the region.
2022-02-28

Israel Commits to IDB Cybersecurity Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean

February 24, 2022
This $2 million grant by Israel will establish a new IDB led cybersecurity initiative in the region Israeli former Cyber Director General Yigal Unna met with IDB President Claver-Carone in 2021 to explore opportunities to expand Israel’s support for LAC’s cybersecurity transformation which began in 2016. The Government of Israel, through its Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the National Cyber Directorate (INCD) have joined the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to establish a new cybersecurity initiative.
2022-02-24

Finland Contributes €300,000 to Promote Digitalization and Education in the Caribbean

February 23, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Finland expanded their cooperation in the education space through a €300,000 contribution. The funding will support teacher training on digital education and distance learning pedagogies in the Caribbean. Finland’s support is provided through its Ministry for Foreign Affairs and is delivered to programming in Guyana, Jamaica, and Suriname. The initiative is part of a regional teacher training program also including Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago.
2022-02-23

IDB Approved $85 Million Package of Investment Loans for Suriname

February 21, 2022
$85 million support package comprises three investment loans for critical sectors Projects will address key social challenges and aim to directly improve citizens’ quality of life The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved an $85 million package of investment loans to support Suriname’s efforts to address pandemic-era macroeconomic challenges.
2022-02-22

The Bahamas Advances Creation of Social and Inclusive Blue Economy using IDB Guarantee

February 21, 2022
The Bahamas will advance in creating a social and inclusive blue economy with a $200 million Policy-Based Guarantee (PBG) approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
2022-02-21