A new technical assistance facility for the Caribbean Sustainable Water Management and Clean Oceans programme was launched in October. The facility, which is funded by an €8.5 million grant from the Caribbean Investment Facility (CIF) will provide specialist technical support
LAGreen is supported by an EU LAIF contribution of €16,050,000 and its expected investment size amounts to over €450 million. The Fund has already invested in Costa Rica, Mexico, Ecuador and Peru as well and the Technical Assistance Facility funded by the EU has approved 17 projects in 13 countries, including training sessions on green bonds for the financial sector, support to new issuers to prepare green bonds and post issuance support.
Through the signing of two agreements, it is expected to strengthen 183 direct and indirect beneficiaries, increasing their capabilities in the circular economy, as well as accelerating their businesses.
The DINAMICA II Initiative is a tripartite effort with the aim of improving business services and strengthening the technical capabilities of MSMEs in El Salvador. Technical Assistance agreements total US$194,900.
The LACIF Technical Assistance visited the Post Earthquake Reconstruction project in Ecuador, on June 27 th 2023.
The initiative, focused on bringing together essential tools, stakeholders, and resources to enhance access to financial services among low-income communities while mitigating climate risks, is supported by LACIF with 6 million euros in Technical Assistance.
With an investment of 7 million euros, the European Union (EU) is financing the project "Strengthening primary health care and improving access of vulnerable and migrant populations to health services in the northern area of the metropolitan area of Lima”, in Peru.
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LACIF is supporting one of the largest water sanitation projects in Ecuador, which aims to meet the water needs of 90,000 people, or 82% of the population living in the more remote areas of Portoviejo's municipality in the Manabí Province in northern Ecuador.
This new video (in Spanish) shows some of the key environmental achievements made in this Argentine province, with support from the European Union through LACIF.