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A group of people sitting at a table with their hands raised - Sustainable Development - Inter-American Development Bank - IDB Historic Transformations at IDB Group Will Boost Impact and Scale of Work

At the conclusion of the 2024 Annual Meetings, the Boards of Governors approved a new Institutional Strategy, a new business model and $3.5 billion capital increase for IDB Invest, and a new vision for IDB Lab – three transformations to achieve a new level of development impact and scale for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Santiago de Chile Chile to Enhance Public Procurement

By making public procurement and contracting systems more efficient, the country can free up considerable resources for other priorities, while also expanding business opportunities.

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a person on a metal structure on a rooftop. IDB Economies of the Region Can Realize Untapped Potential with Reforms

The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean demonstrated unexpected strength in 2023, but reforms are required to take advantage of global opportunities. That’s according to the IDB’s new Macroeconomic Report, which analyzes policy options, public debt, the effects of El Niño and more.

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Aereal view of a forest with a lake Governance Practices Improving in Region, But Work Remains

The most comprehensive set of indicators on public governance in Latin America and the Caribbean shows progress in key areas and points to improvements needed for a sustainable and inclusive future. 

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A group of kids smiling and eating on a table. IDB Food Security in Latin America and the Caribbean

Hunger is on the rise, and the cost of accessing a healthy diet is higher than in any other region. What are the causes? And where should investments be directed to effectively tackle food insecurity?  

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Old approaches to development no longer cut it. Not for the people of Latin America and the Caribbean, and not for us.

And so, the Inter-American Development Bank Group is evolving. We are becoming not just bigger, but better.

We have a new approach to drive standard-setting solutions and innovation through the public and private sectors. And we’ll define our success by the concrete results we achieve for countries and lives – and by extension, the world.

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A roadmap for comprehensive reforms and measurable objectives, designed to achieve a new level of development results and reach

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A new, industry-leading business model and a fresh injection of capital to enable greater development gains through the private sector

A person mixing chocolate in a large container. IDB IDBLab+

A more systemic approach, with greater catalytic power, to cultivate innovation ecosystems across the region

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We are the region’s partner of choice for long-term financing and knowledge-based solutions for social, economic and institutional development. We are also the region’s bridge to the world.

To deliver greater impact, we’re sharpening our focus on three core objectives:

Family Smiling - Digital-Reduce-Poverty-Sustainable-Development - Inter American Development Bank - IDB Reducing Poverty and Inequality

We are devoted to eradicating extreme poverty and maximizing our investments in human capital – from education to food security and health to gender equality.

Curly Hair Girl Smiling - Digital-Reduce-Poverty-Sustainable-Development - Inter American Development Bank - IDB Addressing Climate Change

We are dedicated to combating climate change, including by safeguarding the Amazon, curbing emissions and preserving biodiversity, while strengthening adaptation.

Worker with safety helm smiling - Digital-Reduce-Poverty-Sustainable-Development - Inter American Development Bank - IDB Bolstering Sustainable Growth

We are committed to increasing the region’s real GDP per capita by promoting sustainable, inclusive physical and digital infrastructure and integration.

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