News

Luxembourg and Cusco
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05/06/2024

eco.business Fund has announced a landmark investment in Caja Municipal de Ahorro y Crédito Cusco S.A. (Caja Cusco), a leading microfinance institution in Perú, through a senior loan totaling USD 15 million equivalent in local currency. The loan has a 5-year maturity and is structured as a synthetic facility. Moreover, this loan is an innovative instrument designed to combine environmental and financial benefits.

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Guatemala and Luxembourg
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30/05/2024

LAGreen Fund, a leading green bond fund dedicated to Latin America and the Caribbean, proudly announces its investment in the first thematic bond issued in the Guatemalan market. The USD 20 million investment will be dedicated to investing in green initiatives within small and medium-sized enterprises.

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Paris, France
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28/05/2024

The 16th International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean took place in Paris on 22 May 2024 and focused on scaling up financing for development. 

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Panama City, Panama
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09/05/2024

A group of 24 women from the Ngäbe Buglé region will be trained on the installation and repair of micro-electricity generation systems based on solar panels, in addition to receiving training in management and business development. Each participant will receive two solar photovoltaic system kits for their homes and businesses, positively impacting 215 families in the short term and benefiting approximately 600 people in the long term.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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07/05/2024

As part of the DINÁMICA II Initiative, the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), the Government of Germany, through KfW, and the European Union launched today the Regional Seed Capital Program for US$5.2 million, of which US$2.8 million is exclusively for El Salvador, within the framework of the celebration of the DINÁMICA Fair, with the objective of energizing the entrepreneurial and business ecosystem, generating income and new jobs in the Central American region.

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Luxembourg and São Paulo
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04/04/2024

The eco.business Fund, advised by Frankfurt-based impact investment firm Finance in Motion, has granted a loan of USD 20 million to Banco Industrial do Brasil (BIB).

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Madrid
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26/03/2024

Through a contribution under the Triple Inclusive Finance Programme (TIF) that reinforces a previous loan granted by FONPRODE.

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Dominican Republic
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20/03/2024

IDB and IDB Invest held their Annual Meetings in the Dominican Republic from 6 to 10 March 2024. During the three initial days, the 48 member countries and other stakeholders engaged in discussions concerning development challenges and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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19/03/2024

In order to promote environmentally sustainable growth in the region, the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), the Government of Germany, through the KfW, and the European Union (EU), through the Green MSMEs II Initiative, launched the Regional Contest for Sustainable Mobility, aimed at micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Central America with investments that contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases.

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Madrid, Spain
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18/03/2024

It will make a contribution under the Triple Inclusive Finance Programme (TIF), which reinforces a previous loan granted by FONPRODE.

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