IDB Manaus

A girl in Manaus in Brazil’s North Region. The country strategy will continue to address the regional inequity experienced by Brazil’s poorer north and northeast. Photo source: IDB

The IDB has a long relationship with Brazil and the country has been the IDB’s largest borrower, representing 23.6% of the total sovereign guaranteed (SG) volume to date. In light of Brazil’s recent low economic growth and fiscal constraints, the IDB proposes policies that promote productivity and more efficient social spending.

The 2016–2018 country strategy is structured around three strategic areas:

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