Colombia joined CABEI as an extra-regional member in 1997. It holds 3.07% of the Bank's shareholding and at the close of 2020, it had an authorized capital of USD203.00 million with capital payments of USD36.25 million. During 2020, CABEI support to the country was aimed at addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of hurricanes Eta and Iota.
CABEI participates in Innovation Week in America 2019
CABEI highlights social commitment to innovation in order to foster cooperation between projects, programs, operations and local markets
Tegucigalpa, August 7, 2019.- With an interesting agenda and large participation, “Innovation Week in America 2019” was held in Montevideo, Uruguay. The event focused on advances in innovation through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
At the event, the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) participated in the panel denominated, “Technology for economic efficiency in agricultural value chains,” in order to broaden knowledge of trends, promote dialogue and particularly provide support to the most relevant value chains in each of the regions.
Within the framework of the week, it was intended to establish lines of cooperation and collaborative work among the International Telecommunications Unit, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other key actors to promote digital innovation in rural environments. Noteworthy actions of the forum include the positive impact of ICTs in reducing costs, processes, promotion of employment, procurement and sale of agricultural products, prevention of risk from natural disasters and others.
CABEI carries out noteworthy efforts in the construction of a sustainable future, while maintaining its commitment to innovation, research and knowledge transfer for the regional environment.