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  • More IDB “Infrastructure” Funds with an Environmental Twist / Mas financiamiento del BID para “infraestructura” con dimensiones ambientales / Mais financiamento do BID para “infra-estrutura” com dimensões ambientais

    Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has announced more projects that it labels as involving “sustainable” infrastructure. The projects involve the IDB’s new Infrastructure Fund (InfraFund). According to the IDB, the InfraFund is targeted to address the urgent infrastructure needs of Latin America and the Caribbean by supporting the preparation and development of sustainable infrastructure projects […]


    IDB Approves Preparation of Small & Medium Hydro Projects in Guatemala / BID aprobó preparación de proyectos hidroeléctricos pequeños y medianos en Guatemala

    Friday, March 16th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB): IDB approves US$400,000 for preparation of new energy projects in Guatemala Financing to develop small and mid-sized hydroelectric plants The Inter-American Development Bank today announced approval of US$400,000 in financing from its Infrastructure Fund (InfraFund) for feasibility studies to support the development of small and mid-sized hydroelectric power plants […]


    IDB “Infrastructure” Funds with an Environmental Twist / Financiamento del BID para “Infrastructura” con Dimensiones Ambientales

    Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) recently has approved several projects that it labels as involving infrastructure, but to my mind, have a pronounced environmental slant. IDB officials will of course claim that most of its loans in the last 10-15 years have had an environmental dimension, especially those involving infrastructure. Most Bank critics will retort […]