President of the Inter-American Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno has offered support to The Bahamas after the recent passage of Hurricane Irma. The IDB has pledged emergency grant funds of up to $200,000 to assist with food, water, shelter and basic human needs, as well as an economic impact assessment grant of $100,000.
“On behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB), I would like to express our institution’s thoughts and prayers for the Bahamian people and the Government, in the wake of Hurricane Irma,” said Moreno in a statement on Monday.
This sixth edition of the Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance provides an overview of financing committed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG), and the World Bank Group (WBG), to climate change mitigation and adaptation projects and activities in 2016.
Motivados por los resultados y recomendaciones del estudio preliminar de los vínculos entre la Migración y la Seguridad Alimentaria (“Hambre sin Fronteras”, 2015), el PMA y sus socios decidieron investigar más sobre los vínculos entre la inseguridad alimentaria y la emigración.
Building on the results and recommendations of the exploratory study on the links between Migration and Food Security (“Hunger without Borders”, 2015), WFP and its partners decided to further study linkages between food insecurity and migration, relying on qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Combined resources from the IDB Group, private investors and the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras would finance projects in energy, transportation, water, tourism
The Inter-American Development Bank and the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras today announced an initiative to unleash an unprecedented series of infrastructure investments as a complement to funding already being provided under the Plan of the Alliance for the Prosperity of the Northern Triangle.