Wastewater as a resource, not as waste: Eye on Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Water Week

The Inter-American Development Bank is coordinating the Latin American and the Caribbean sessions during the World Water Week in Sweden’s capital, focusing on the need to adopt wastewater reuse practices to meet the region’s present and future water needs

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to lead a revolution in the management of wastewater as a resource by reusing it in agricultural and industrial activities, and by promoting circular economy models while at the same time striving to meet Sustainable Development Goal

IDB rewards the most successful good practices and experiences in water and sanitation in the Americas

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has opened a call to identify the best practices and experiences in drinking water provision, sanitary network improvements, and sustainable solid-waste treatment in Latin America, the Caribbean and North America. 

In its role as coordinator of the World Water Forum’s Process of Regional Dialogue for the Americas to be held in 2018 in Brazil, the IDB is organizing a contest to act as an incentive for fresh ideas to tackle a problem affecting millions of people in the hemisphere. 

IDB and FEMSA Foundation launch water, sanitation and waste management innovation awards

The IDB-FEMSA Awards offer four prizes of US$10,000 and US$5,000 to innovative solutions to the problems of access to drinking water, sanitary services, and final disposal of solid waste in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Creating innovative solutions to provide drinking water, build or improve existing sanitation networks, and manage solid waste in a sustainable way is paramount for improving the lives of millions of people in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The IDB presents the exhibition "Inhotim: At the Crossroads of Glocal Change"

The art exhibition combines artworks and technological experiences, and proposes new perspectives on climate change and biodiversity conservation

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) presents the exhibition Inhotim: At the Crossroads of Glocal Change that features art pieces and audiovisual experiences inspired by the Brazilian contemporary art center, which is also a botanical garden.

The Inter-American Development Bank and Google Pledge to Drive Innovation in Education

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Google for Education announced a collaboration to generate innovative solutions to improve education in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

The partnership will integrate technology-intensive activities into IDB-financed projects using transformational tools like G Suite for Education and Chromebooks, as well as processes to foster technology-based classroom dynamics. The organizations have also committed to exploring additional opportunities to integrate Google education projects into IDB programs and initiatives.

IDB launches Code for Development, an open code digital tools platform

The Bank is providing governments, civil society and developers with a series of digital tools to improve people’s lives

As part of its promotional strategy to raise awareness and improve people’s lives in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today launched Code for Development, a platform that allows governments, civil society and citizens to explore and reuse open code digital tools to support programs and projects for social and economic development in the region.