Support for the regional development of strategic alliances and cities included in the CES Program (IADB-RG-T2748)

  • Latin America and Caribbean
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 26, 2016
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  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.20 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.20 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 3, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jun 14, 2016

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Project Description
From the IADB: "The objective of this Technical Cooperation is to finance preparatory studies for the action plans and pre-investment studies, which foster the proper development of strategic alliances and alternative models of implementation of the Emerging and Sustainable Cities' methodology that have been developed with different actors of the region. Also, this Technical Cooperation will support the execution of studies and activities that facilitate the continuous improvement of the methodological tool of the initiative and its consolidation as a regional public good. The final objective is to promote environmental sustainability, fiscal and governance sustainability, and integrated and sustainable urban development in the cities of the region. This operation is the continuation of the multisectoral effort that has been strengthening the Emerging and Sustainable Cities (ESCI), which will improve the quality of life of the inhabitants of LAC in the long term."
Investment Description
This non-reimbursable technical cooperation has a total cost of US$2.20 million, to be financed through the IADB's Ordinary Capital.

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