2017 Partnership Report
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Partnerships are at the very heart of the Inter-American Development Bank’s mission to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. And innovation is a driving force in every partnership the Bank establishes with public institutions, private enterprises, philanthropic organizations, universities, and others. The IDB believes its partners are vital to approaching persisting challenges in new, groundbreaking ways, and that they are essential allies in its efforts to effectively and creatively advance development. This report provides a window into the impact of these collaborations in promoting sustainable economic and social progress throughout the region. Divided in two sections — Driving Trends and Creating Impact — it shows how the IDB responds to and encourages development-friendly trends while creating impact in areas of critical development importance.