The Development Bank will fund the program “Promotion of Resilient and Sustainable Agri-Food Systems for Family Farming (PROSAF)”, which aims at increasing the resilience of family, peasant, and indigenous farmers by promoting and supporting sustainable and inclusive production and marketing systems...
Juan E. Notaro Executive President of FONPLATA – Development Bank One of the statements we heard most at the beginning of the pandemic was that “COVID does not affect young people”. Unfortunately, the virus’ Delta variant and the economic consequences of the health emergency have proven that such...
To be effective, social and economic action must be gender focused Juan E. Notaro FONPLATA Executive President The worldwide spread of COVID-19 has affected women more severely than men, especially in Latin America, where they work mainly in the informal sector of the economy. “Women earn less, save...
The Executive Board of FONPLATA informed that the Development Bank made available to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay a support line of up to USD 1 billion in special financial conditions to mitigate the COVID-19 negative effects. This new support line is part of other actions taken...
The Development Bank has approved a US$30-million funding for the Agua y Cloaca más Trabajo (Water and Sanitation plus Jobs) program, which, through the expansion of drinking water and sanitation networks, aims at improving the quality of life of vulnerable population and promoting socioeconomic...