Central American Bank for Economic Integration


  • Type Direct (Regional)
  • Date of accreditation 14 Dec 2016

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), is a regional entity that was established with the objective of promoting economic integration and balanced economic and social development in Central America. CABEI provides financing to both the public and private sectors for the implementation of projects that foster sustainable development and that improve the climate resilience of communities in the region. A variety of financial instruments are deployed by the applicant through projects in sectors such as agriculture, energy, human development and transport.

Accreditation timeline

Accreditation term 1

16 Nov 2017 - 15 Nov 2022

Accreditation date

14 Dec 2016

AMA execution date

06 Sep 2017

AMA effectiveness

16 Nov 2017

Term end date

15 Nov 2022

Entity details

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending



Multiple countries

Ecosystem-based Adaptation to increase climate resilience in the Central American Dry Corridor and the Arid Zones of the Dominican Republic


Costa Rica

Light Rail Transit for the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM)


Multiple countries

Productive Investment Initiative for Adaptation to Climate Change (CAMBio II)


News + Stories

GCF agreement with CABEI to unlock finance for climate adaptation in Central America

21 Jun 2019 / Today, the Green Climate Fund and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) signed an agreement that will kick off the implementation of the CAMBio II project, aimed at helping micro, small and medium businesses in Central America become more resilient to climate change.

IIU, CABEI sign agreement to enhance cooperation

15 Dec 2017 / GCF's Independent Integrity Unit (IIU) is strengthening its collaborative efforts with the Integrity and Compliance Office (ICO) of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI).

CABEI signs Accreditation Master Agreement with Green Climate Fund

06 Sep 2017 / The agreement signed between CABEI and GCF will enable the multiplying of financing sources for resilient and low carbon projects to boost the region’s sustainable development.

GCF Readiness Programme marks milestone, hitting USD 10m in funds disbursed to 59 countries

31 Aug 2017 / More than USD 10 million to date has been disbursed through GCF's Readiness Programme.


Mr. Humberto Rodriguez

Debt Capital Markets and External Funding Head, Finance Division
Blvd. Suyapa, Frente a las oficinas de la ENEE, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Phone +(504) 2240-2314
Mr. Alberto Cabezón

Specialist of Green Funds Resource Mobilization, Partnerships and International Cooperation Department
Blvd. Suyapa, Frente a las oficinas de la ENEE, Tegucigalpa, M.D.C., Honduras
Phone +504 2240 2112
Phone +504 9454 7995