IDB Awards Grants to Technology Projects

The Inter-American Development Bank will finance four pilot innovation projects in Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras and Nicaragua under a grant program called “Innovation for Inclusive Development,” which is co-sponsored by the Italian Trust Fund on Information and Communication Technologies and the IDB Fund for Special Operations. The projects build on promising technologies to help alleviate poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean. (“Organizations from Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras and Nicaragua win IDB grants for innovations to help the poor” - Inter-American Development Bank, Oct. 9, 2008)

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