Background

OUR PARTNERS IN 2018

OUR PARTNERS

Cerrito 2018 is supported by the Development Bank of Latin America's Social Innovation Initiative and the International Development Research Centre.

Development Bank of Latin America


CAF's Social Innovation Initiative is a laboratory that identifies, tests and funds projects, on a small scale, that address human development and that have the potential to become helpful solutions to social challenges in the region, particularly to vulnerable populations, while promoting change in trends and contributing to the construction of social innovation ecosystems.

CAF's - Development Bank of Latin America's mission is to promote sustainable development and regional integration, through funding projects from public and private sectors, with a particular focus on infrastructure projects, the support of technical cooperation and other specialized services.

Comprised currently of 19 countries -17 countries from Latin America and Caribbean, with Spain and Portugal- and 14 private banks, it is one of the primary multilateral funding sources and an important knowledge generator for the region.

 

International Development Research Centre


Supports research in developing countries to create real and lasting change. This knowledge can be used as a tool for addressing pressing global challenges. They provide developing-country researchers with financial resources, advice, and training to find solutions to local problems; share their knowledge with policymakers, researchers, and communities around the world; foster new talent by offering fellowships and awards; and put new knowledge into the hands of those who can use it best to address global challenges.

Supports research in developing countries to create real and lasting change. This knowledge can be used as a tool for addressing pressing global challenges. They provide developing-country researchers with financial resources, advice, and training to find solutions to local problems; share their knowledge with policymakers, researchers, and communities around the world; foster new talent by offering fellowships and awards; and put new knowledge into the hands of those who can use it best to address global challenges.