IDB Lab Invests in Talently to Promote the Training and Hiring of Technological Talent

November 22, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank's innovation lab, IDB Lab, has approved a $750,000 investment for Talently, a Peruvian company dedicated to training and connecting Latin American tech talent with international companies.

Honduras to Host Important Event on Public Integrity in Latin America and Caribbean

November 21, 2022
On December 1 and 2, 2022, Tegucigalpa will host a major event on public integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the Government of Honduras.

Ilan Goldfajn Elected IDB President

November 20, 2022
(Updated to add the starting date) Ilan Goldfajn was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today during a Special Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors. The meeting was held at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., with delegations attending virtually and in person. Nominated by Brazil, Goldfajn will take office for a five-year term on December 19, 2022.  

COP27: Brazil Promotes Sustainable Production Chains in Amazon with IDB Support

November 18, 2022
At 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Brazil inaugurated the second phase of the Sustainable Rural Project – Amazon (PRS Amazon) to promote low-carbon agriculture in the biome.

Uruguay to Help Immigrants Integrate with IDB Support

November 18, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $5 million grant to complement Uruguay’s Neighborhood Improvement Program, which helps immigrants integrate and strengthen their ties to local communities.

Suriname to Strengthen Fiscal Sustainability, Growth with $150 Million IDB Budget Support

November 18, 2022
Suriname will strengthen its fiscal sustainability and foster economic growth with the budget support of $150 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The funds will help the government to overhaul the tax collection system, boost public spending oversight and efficiency, improve fiscal planning and management, and strengthen the oversight of state-owned enterprises.

Argentina to Protect Agro-Food and Marine Resources, with IDB Support

November 15, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $125 million loan to help Argentina strengthen its agricultural health services and enhance the sustainability of its marine resources. The program aims to bolster pest control to safeguard the country’s zoo-sanitary and phytosanitary assets, expand the diagnostic capacity of plant and animal health laboratories, and support research on the resources in the country’s oceans.

Belize to Promote Digital Innovation, Spur Economic Growth with $10 Million IDB Loan

November 15, 2022
Belize will promote the digitalization of companies and government services, and boost local economic growth, financed by a $10 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank.

Americas Advance Digital Transformation for Equality at E-Government Summit

November 14, 2022
LIMA – At the seventh E-Government Ministerial Meeting, which ended Nov. 11th in Lima, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean reaffirmed their commitment to a digital transformation that supports greater equality and reinvigorates social and productive activity.

IDB Aids Central America and the Dominican Republic with Hurricane Response

November 14, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) activated an emergency response for Central American countries that have been battered in recent months by hurricanes Julia, Fiona and Lisa, as well as other tropical storms and heavy rains, which have triggered floods and mudslides that have taken lives and damaged infrastructure in the region.