How Does the IDB Support Urban Development in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Jan 2014
In Latin America and the Caribbean most people live in cities characterized by large gaps in access to housing, public spaces, urban services and infrastructure. Though urban management has improved, institutional strengthening is needed to make cities more inclusive, productive, and livable. With over a half century of experience in supporting urban development in the region, the IDB has the mission and expertise to foster solutions to confront the urban challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean.