France, IDB Promote the Conservation and Restoration of Tropical Forests in Latin America

December 27, 2021
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and France are pleased to announce the financing of new projects that will provide benefits for livelihoods, economic recovery, and the conservation, preservation and restoration of tropical forests in Latin America as part of France's participation in the Alliance for the conservation of rainforests. 
2021-12-22

IDB approves credit line to accelerate energy transition in Colombia

December 17, 2021
Colombia is making progress towards decarbonizing its economy with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through a line of credit to finance projects related to the energy transition that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and economic reactivation. The financing line for Banco de Comercio Exterior de Colombia S.A. (Bancóldex) includes a COP$175,000 million (approximately $45 million) IDB loan, as well as a co-financing of $3.5 million, and a $1.5 million non-reimbursable financing from the Clean Technology Fund.
2021-12-17

Jamaica to Boost Sustainable and Robust MSME Growth with IDB and EU Support

December 17, 2021
A €7.4 million in non-reimbursable funding will promote gender, climate change, and response to COVID-19 to drive business innovation and productivity Jamaica will boost sustainable and robust growth of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) with €7.4 million ($8.7 million) non-reimbursable investment financing approved by the Inter-American Development Bank, with funds from the European Union's Caribbean Investment Facility (CIF).
2021-12-17

El Salvador to Modernize Statistical System with IDB Support

December 16, 2021
El Salvador will modernize its statistical system and increase the use of statistical information in public and private decision-making with support from a $44 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
2021-12-16

IDB Group approves 2021-2025 Suriname country strategy

December 16, 2021
The Board of Executive Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a new Country Strategy with Suriname for the period 2021-2025, which aims to support the country’s efforts to restore macroeconomic sustainability, promote private sector competitiveness and improve basic services and social protection.
2021-12-16

Brazil to Promote Sustainable Economic Recovery of MSMEs with IDB Support

December 15, 2021
Brazil will promote sustainable economic recovery for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) amid the  COVID-19 pandemic with a $250 million credit and $5 million in Non-Reimbursable Investment Financing approved by the Inter-American Bank Development (IDB).
2021-12-15

Chile to Bolster Competitiveness, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth with IDB Support

December 15, 2021
Chile will advance its competitiveness by promoting sustainable and inclusive growth with help from two loans totaling $400 million approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). A $100 million programmatic policy-based loan (PBP) and a $300 million results-based loan (PBR) will finance a program to speed up the digital transformation of public services and digital connectivity.  
2021-12-15

IDB launches call for proposals for urban challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean

December 15, 2021
The deadline for accepting proposals to the challenge "Cities for All" is February 6th, 2022 Call for proposals seeks challenges that can be solved through experimentation processes The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through its Cities Laboratory, today launched the challenge Cities for All, which seeks to identify urban challenges that accentuate
2021-12-15

The IDB launches new Environmental and Social Policy Framework

December 14, 2021
The IDB has launched a new Environmental and Social Policy Framework (ESPF) as part of its commitment to help achieve sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean. 
2021-12-14