Ecuador Powers Up Energy Transition in Galápagos Islands, with IDB Support

May 09, 2023
The Government of Ecuador launched a plan backed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Galápagos Islands. The energy transition plan, called Energy Evolution, will also help Ecuador lower the fiscal burden of its liquid fuel and electricity subsidies by drastically cutting fossil-fuels use and building out renewable energy capacity in the archipelago.

Ecuador Completes World’s Largest Debt-for-Nature Conversion with IDB and DFC Support 

May 09, 2023
With support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Ecuador completed a debt conversion that will allow the country to allocate resources for long-term marine conservation in the Galápagos Islands to promote greater sustainability and improve the quality of life of Ecuadorians.

Ecuador to Revitalize Productivity in Coastal Region with IDB Support

May 08, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $40 million loan to Ecuador to boost business labor productivity in the country’s coastal region by investing in science, technology, and innovation.

IDB Lab Invests in Digital Payments for Micro and Small Businesses in Central America

May 08, 2023
This investment will advance the digitalization and financial inclusion of 70,000 business owners in El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Panama

CReCER 2023 to discuss sustainability reporting and the use of technology in government functions

May 04, 2023
The 11th CReCER Regional Conference on Transparency and Accountability for Regional Economic Growth will be held from May 9th to 11th, at the Hilton Morumbi Hotel, in São Paulo.

With IDB Support, Argentina Will Strengthen the Educational Trajectories of Students

May 04, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $150 million loan to strengthen the educational trajectories of children and young people in the Province of Buenos Aires.

With IDB Support, Argentina Will Improve Inclusion of People With Disabilities

May 03, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $265 million loan to improve the social inclusion of people with disabilities. Within the framework of a Results-Based Loan, the program will promote an increase in effective access to rights, services, and basic benefits by people with disabilities who do not have Obras Sociales or prepaid coverage.

IDB Announces Winners of Improving Lives Grant for Washington-Area Organizations

May 01, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced the 10 winners of the 2022 Improving Lives Grant, which supports non-profit organizations in the Washington, D.C., area whose work addresses the needs of low-income members of the Latin American and Caribbean community.

Entrepreneurs From 40 Countries Take Part in Summit on Digital Services Outsourcing

April 28, 2023
Global services sector entrepreneurs will come together on June 14-15 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, at the Outsource2LAC Global Digital Services Summit–Jamaica 2023, the leading digital services outsourcing event in Latin America and the Caribbean.

IDB Launches Platform to Promote Digital Inclusion in Brazil

April 26, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the Digital Connectivity Collaboration Hub (DC2H) platform, which will support Brazil’s efforts to boost broadband access and promote digital inclusion in Latin America's largest economy.