OUR EVENTS BRING TOGETHER IDB EXPERTS AND THOUGHT LEADERS:

UPCOMING EVENTS

2021 Latin American and Caribbean Macroeconomic Report

The region could grow by more than 4% this year. A more positive scenario foresees 5.2% growth, but more pessimistic assumptions estimate only 0.8% growth. Explore the IDB's new Macroeconomic Report to parse the numbers and learn what the region can do to bounce back stronger.

Economic Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean

To build resilience against external shocks and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Caribbean countries must advance key fiscal and financial reforms that range from stronger tax and pensions systems to improved debt and financial management.

Challenges and opportunities Post-COVID-19

Regional analysis of policies for a sustained recovery in the medium and long term, focusing on productive policies, social policies and macro-fiscal policies.

Open learning for Latin America and the Caribbean

The coronavirus is changing the way people access education and training opportunities. The IDB has created the #Movingonline initiative, supporting the transition from face-to-face to online training.

2020 IDB LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN COUNTRY SUPPORT

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$21.6B

IN APPROVED FINANCING

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Immediate response and long-term strategy

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$9B

IDB Invest financing available for the private sector

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$1B

FOR COVID-19 VACCINE FINANCING

Chicken as an Innovation

Chicken as an Innovation

Can a chicken be a first step towards food security? This project used poultry farming to address the malnutrition that plagues the Chortí people of Guatemala, generating a sustainable source of food, income and community learning.

The Brazilian Entrepreneur Who Built a Startup From Ashes

The Brazilian Entrepreneur Who Built a Startup From Ashes

This scientific endeavor used nanotechnology to turn ashes into a source of innovative and sustainable products.

Building a 21st Century Social Security with Cell Phones

Building a 21st-Century Social Security Through Cell Phones

What if you could start saving from your cell phone? Combining digital technology and behavioral economics, this experiment opens a novel avenue for workers to plan for the future.

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