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Embracing Diversity

Chile supports development of indigenous communities and strengthens their identity and culture with Orígenes Program.

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Jamaica’s Citizen Security and Justice Program (CSJP) partners with communities to fight gang violence and crime.

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The Forest is My ATM

Acre, in Brazil’s Amazon, builds a green economy by sustainably using its rainforest.

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Through the River & Over a Tree

Panama is improving access to and the quality of education in indigenous areas.

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Beyond the Political Cycle

Montevideo’s sanitation project shows why it’s worth it for governments to invest in the long term.

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Power to the Women

MiBanco expands access to finance and training to women entrepreneurs in Peru.

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Better Jobs

Lessons learned from Mexico’s employment service program, (PACE).

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Setting the Standard

Costa Rica sets new standards for habitat protection with construction of hydropower plant on Reventazón river.

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Small Solutions, Big Impact

Bolivia’s CRIAR project provides direct support to subsistence farmers to buy technologies to boost crops, improving food security.

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Come Together

Dialogue with community leaders & door-to-door campaign in Tegucigalpa shows that community involvement is key to overcome skepticism & escalating violence.

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Green Credit Where Credit is Due

Bancoldex improves sustainability and boosts lending to micro, small, and medium-sized firms in Colombia.

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Everlasting Water

Port-au-Prince’s water operator CTE, a unit of Haiti’s DINEPA, implements a reorganization plan with support from the IDB and Spanish government.

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The Health Paradox

Health policy recommendations for Guatemala to fight double burden of obesity and malnutrition.

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At the Heart of Opportunity

With support from the IDB and other international agencies, Nicaragua’s largest road project in the past four decades, has significantly improved transportation.

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Housing for the Poorest

Guyana revamps low-income housing program to make housing more affordable and improve basic infrastructure.

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Here is Where the Sun Shines

IDB and Canada provide long-term financing for Chile’s large-scale solar power plant interconnected to the grid in Atacama.

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Matchmaker with Latin Flavors

IDB created LAC Flavors, a matchmaking event that seeks to help small and medium-sized firms in 10 Latin American and Caribbean countries close export deals.

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Building Resilience

El Salvador partnered with the IDB to implement a series of comprehensive reforms that combine fiscal measures with specific actions to adapt infrastructure to the consequences of climate change.

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Better Statistics

Venezuela strengthens its leading statistics agency INE.

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Safer Ride

Driving through Suriname’s most used roadways is now safer, faster and even cheaper.

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Information Technology in the Classroom

Barbados implements ambitious education reform with support from the IDB.

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Pioneers of Green Credit

Panama’s Banco General launches green line with support from the IDB.

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The Game Changer

Ecotourism project in São Paulo state parks to protect biodiversity of Brazil’s Atlantic forest.

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Climate-Smart Islands

The IDB has partnered with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center to help implement measures to mitigate the impact of the changing climate on the tourism industry.

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If It Works, Make It Even Better

Chile implements an electronic platform called the Integrated Foreign Trade System (SICEX) to facilitate export and import transactions.

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Social Security Scrutinized

Longitudinal Social Protection Survey will help Latin America collect in-depth data to elaborate social security reforms.

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Public Seed Investment

Peru creates technological innovation fund (FINCYT) with support from the IDB.

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Tailored to the Middle

IDB and other development agencies get together to bridge infrastructure financing gap for Central America.

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Paving the Way

IDB helps finance a comprehensive plan to improve transportation infrastructure in Costa Rica.

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Scenic but Challenging

Antioquia improves its rural roads networks.

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Sustainable Energy

Argentina builds a 1,200-kilometer 500 kV-electric power transmission line in the Norte Grande Region.

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Give Them Credit

Ecuadorian credit union improves access to finance in remote communities by funding social infrastructure projects and microenterprises.

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Higher Education Made Accessible

Mexico’s FINAE scales up student loans to low-income college students with support from the IDB.

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A Healthy Approach

Recife combats neglected tropical diseases with early detection and treatment.

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To the Next Level

Trinidad overhauls early childhood and primary education as part of a program to develop a seamless education system.

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Universal Health Care

El Salvador builds and integrated and accessible public health system based on primary health care networks.

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Need a Job?

Bolivia expands the coverage and effectiveness of its active employment policies, thereby helping to achieve better integration of workers into the labor market.

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A Good Teacher Makes All the Difference

A research study in Ecuador shows the impact of teacher quality on learning outcomes of poor students.

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Do Away with the Divide

After closing the digital divide, Uruguay now wants to promote the use of laptops to improve learning in public schools.

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Enhanced Conditional Cash Transfers

Dominican Republic consolidates its conditional cash transfer program with other social initiatives to boost effectiveness.

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Investing More, Early, and Well

IDB study surveyed and analyzed 42 childcare and parenting programs in 19 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

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At The Forefront

Belize revamps its solid waste management systems to reduce pollution and protect the environment and tourism industry.

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Breakthrough

Paraguay enhances its research and innovation capacity through the development of science, technology, and innovation.

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Power to Expand

Vicunha Ecuador gets IDB financing to expand hydropower plant and expand denim production.

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Last Mile

Guatemala expands access to electricity in rural and isolated communities, reaching the last mile in rural electrification program.