Development of lithium: Regional Platform for Sustainable Growth (IADB-RG-T3340)

Regions
  • Latin America and Caribbean
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Chile
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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Dec 7, 2018
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Borrower
Regional
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Energy
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.63 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)
$ 0.63 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 Jan 24, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank, the objective of the BPR is to generate a coherent vision about the role of the lithium industry in terms of the development and regional diversification of Argentina, Chile and Bolivia. It aims to raise awareness about the necessary conditions for the lithium industry in Latin America to fulfil its potential in a responsible, inclusive and sustainable manner. The PBR propose, among other things, to generate specialized technical knowledge and exchange of experiences around the production and exploitation of lithium. The project seeks, through a collaborative process, the construction of a common development agenda for the lithium industry.

 


 

Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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