IDB is a development financing institution that works to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Using financial and technical support for countries, IDB aims to reduce poverty and inequality, to help improve health and education, and to advance infrastructure. It supports climate-friendly Sustainability. The Bank focuses on key areas like productivity and innovation, and economic integration. Together with HRNS, IDB cooperates in Brazil.


While being the world´s largest coffee producing country, Brazil´s family coffee growers reach only a fraction of the production levels of large farms. But they are the backbone of the Brazilian coffee culture and the real inventors of the famous “cafezinho”, the sweet small dose of coffee that farmers use to start a friendly conversation with.