IFC's Priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Fostering inclusion, boosting innovation, and strengthening regional integration are some of IFC's priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean. We also help countries tackle climate change.

Our focus in Latin America and the Caribbean is on promoting:

 

Inclusive Growth
Increasing access to finance, basic goods and services, and infrastructure.
 

Competitiveness and innovation
Addressing bottlenecks in infrastructure by increasing public-private partnerships and improving the investment climate; expanding vocational and tertiary education; and supporting new sectors, such as mobile banking.
 

Regional and global integration
Improving legal frameworks for trade logistics; integrating regional financial markets; and strengthening energy networks and transportation.
 

Climate change
Catalyzing private-sector solutions to address mitigation and adaptation issues in the region.