The US$95mn loan, which was authorized by CAF last year, received approval from Panama's government in February.
The project has a budget of nearly US$50mn and is part the national government's efforts to mitigate floods in the Córdoba and Santa Fe provinces.
Multilateral discussions this week in Chile are working to build a new framework for Asia-Pacific trade in the wake of the TPP demise. A meeting with Mercosur is next.
Miya helps utilities improve the efficiency of urban water distribution systems by working with them to reduce losses. BNamericas talks to the company's LatAm head of business development, Shimon Constante, to find out more about its regional operations.
Patrícia Madeira of Brazilian meteorology company Climatempo talks to BNamericas about forecasting and the 2014-15 water shortages that crippled hydropower plants in the country.
The water and sewer service company is poised to begin work under two concession contracts involving a total of US$700mn - and is planning to bid for a third.
The project involves building a water treatment plant, a treated water reservoir, and an electrical substation, as well as decanters and filters.
To date, nine municipal governments have filed constitutional challenges to the reform that leaves the management and provision of water services in the hands of the state government.