Because of their common geographic, focus the Inter-American Development Bank and the Development Bank of Latin America are often mistaken for rival institutions when in fact they have important distinctions. Devex draws the line between them: institutional governance, economic sectors and safeguards that oversee their investments.

About the author

  • Naki B. Mendoza

    Naki is a former reporter, he covered the intersection of business and international development. Prior to Devex he was a Latin America reporter for Energy Intelligence covering corporate investments and political risks in the region’s energy sector. His previous assignments abroad have posted him throughout Europe, South America, and Australia.