Tag: LatinAmerica

Haiti – Municipal Development and Urban Resilience Project

World Bank News Release: Loan and Credit Summary WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project: Haiti – Municipal Development and Urban Resilience Project IDA Grant: US$48.40 millionStrategic Climate Fund Grant: US$7 million Project ID: P155201 Project Description:  The objective of the project is to reduce urban flooding … Continue reading Haiti – Municipal Development and Urban Resilience Project

Intervenciones en agua y saneamiento, claves para reducir la desigualdad en las zonas rurales de Panamá

PANAMÁ, 19 de junio de 2017 –  Realizar intervenciones en servicios de agua y saneamiento es crucial para reducir la desigualdad en las zonas rurales de Panamá, señalaron varios expertos en seguridad hídrica al cierre de un evento, organizado por el Grupo Banco Mundial y el Consejo Nacional del Agua (CONAGUA), que reunió a más … Continue reading Intervenciones en agua y saneamiento, claves para reducir la desigualdad en las zonas rurales de Panamá

Mexico – Improving Access to Affordable Housing Project

World Bank News Release: Loan and Credit Summary WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project: Mexico – Improving Access to Affordable Housing Project IBRD Credit: US $100 million equivalent Terms: Maturity = 15 years Project ID: P157932 Project Description: The loan aims to increase access … Continue reading Mexico – Improving Access to Affordable Housing Project

Tres razones por las que los parques nacionales valen su peso en oro

¿Alguna vez ha visitado un parque nacional o una reserva natural? Sus próximas vacaciones podrían ser en un lugar que, además de paradisíaco, protege el medio ambiente y es una fuente importante de ingresos para la comunidad local. Un descanso totalmente sustentable. Desde que el primer parque nacional se creó en Yellowstone, en el estado de … Continue reading Tres razones por las que los parques nacionales valen su peso en oro

Some 800,000 Nicaraguans to Benefit from Improved Land Management

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 –Improved legalization, titling and property registration services will benefit some 800,000 Nicaraguans thanks to an US$18 million loan approved today by the World Bank Board of Directors. The loan is additional financing for the Second Land Administration Project in Nicaragua. The project has registered and legalized lands in nearly 30 percent … Continue reading Some 800,000 Nicaraguans to Benefit from Improved Land Management

Nicaragua – Additional Financing: Second Land Administration Project

IDA Credit: US$18 million Terms: Maturity = 25 years, Grace = 5 years Project ID: P163246 Project Description:  In line with the original Project objectives, this additional financing will allow to implement complementary activities focused on strengthening the property rights of the population in the project area through improved regularization, titling, and registry services; and … Continue reading Nicaragua – Additional Financing: Second Land Administration Project

Unos 800 mil nicaragüenses se beneficiarán de mejor administración de sus tierras

WASHINGTON, 14 de junio de 2017 – Mejores servicios de regularización, titulación y registro de propiedades, serán parte de los beneficios que recibirán cerca de 800,000 personas en Nicaragua, gracias a un nuevo préstamo de US$18 millones aprobado hoy por el Directorio Ejecutivo del Banco Mundial. Se trata de un financiamiento adicional al Segundo Proyecto de … Continue reading Unos 800 mil nicaragüenses se beneficiarán de mejor administración de sus tierras

World Bank Approves Additional US$80 Million for Haiti’s Hurricane Recovery

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2017— The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved three grants totaling US$80 million for hurricane recovery efforts. The additional financing aims to restore the quality and supply of health services and scale up cholera prevention and response; secure safe, reliable and resilient water supply services; and sustain agricultural production through farming … Continue reading World Bank Approves Additional US$80 Million for Haiti’s Hurricane Recovery

Haïti: la Banque mondiale approuve un financement supplémentaire de 80 millions de dollars à l’appui des efforts de relèvement post-ouragan

WASHINGTON, 15 juin 2017 — Le Conseil des administrateurs de la Banque mondiale a approuvé trois dons d’un montant total de 80 millions de dollars afin d’appuyer les efforts de redressement d’Haïti après le passage de l’ouragan Matthew. Les objectifs de ces financements supplémentaires sont les suivants : restaurer l’offre et la qualité des services de … Continue reading Haïti: la Banque mondiale approuve un financement supplémentaire de 80 millions de dollars à l’appui des efforts de relèvement post-ouragan

Haiti –Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Services Project – Additional Financing

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project: Haiti –Improving Maternal and Child health Through Integrated Services Project – Additional Financing IDA Grant: US$25 million Project ID: P163313 Project Description:  The objective of the project is to restore the quality and supply of health services and scale up … Continue reading Haiti –Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Integrated Services Project – Additional Financing