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Five students receive a CRUSA-AFS scholarship to study in the United States for a year

Five students from the National Scientific College System may see their dream come true to live and study for one year in the United States, thanks to the CRUSA-AFS scholarship program.

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Climate Change News

CRUSA Recognizes Work Benefitting the Environment and Communities

On November 5, 2018, Costa Rica USA Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA) handed out its CRUSAder 2018 awards to Christiana Figueres, for her fight against climate change, and U.S. businessman and founder of the Demain Foundation and Espressivo Theater, Steve Aronson, for his philanthropy work.

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Costa Rica’s Biodiversity Delights Egypt with CRUSA’s Support

The simulator (watch video inside) was developed by the Ministry of the Environment and Energy (MINAE) with the help of CRUSA, GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation), Asociación Costa Rica por Siempre (ACRXS), Asociación ProParques and the National Parks Foundation.

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142 Central Pacific Producers Grow their Businesses

Five students from the National Scientific College System may see their dream come true to live and study for one year in the United States, thanks to the CRUSA-AFS scholarship program. These scholarship are the result of the alliance between the Costa Rica United States Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA) and AFS Costa Rica, with the [...] Leer Más
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CRUSA Foundation Appoints New Executive Delegate

The Board of Directors of the Costa Rica United States Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA) announces the designation of Flora Montealegre as the new Executive Delegate for the organization, who will take on the position next November 1.

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CRUSA Forum analyzes finance opportunities for development works

Participating in the forum were Myrtille Danse, director of Hivos Latin America and chief panelist; Marcela Román, professor at the UCR’s School of Economics and representative of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Costa Rica; Ronald Vargas of the Banco Nacional; Ernesto Moreno of Yuxta Energy; Antonio Pérez, director of Mercado de Valores de Costa Rica and member of CRUSA’s Investment Committee; and Federico Villalobos, expert in infrastructure, financing and public and private project management.

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Municipalities make headway on decarbonization

Six municipalities are seeking to guide their cantons toward sustainable cities and develop waste collection and industrial support programs.

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Green Growth News

First competition for non-reimbursable funds invites companies to transform their exportable offer

In the first stage of this competition, 25 small and medium enterprises will be selected to apply for grants for projects such as certifications and environmental process and product innovation with an eye to energy efficiency, renewable energy use, emissions reduction, efficient water use and integrated waste management.   

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Six technical high school youths will be going to the U.S. on scholarships

The youths are receiving scholarships for two years of study at community colleges in the U.S.

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Less paperwork and better value-added products mark the difference in Costa Rica’s central Pacific zone

“Reaching for Scale has been a great opportunity for the company, since it has provided us with technical assistance for improvement and development of new products, and it has helped us build ties with different entities that have been very useful for improving our business,” remarked Noé Vargas, owner of Cosméticos Monteverde, which is getting ready to launch a papaya-based line of hair products.

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