December 14, 2019

The Natural Disaster Risk Management Program participates in Barbados regional risk management conference

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 The event takes place in the Central American country until 1st June and is attended by 350 scientists, politicians, designers, engineers and researchers from more than 35 countries ·         The Understanding Risk Caribbean Conference arises from the regional need to develop a better exchange of strategies, policies and plans for disaster prevention, especially after the hurricanes […]

CARIFORUM firms can get the edge once again with a Direct Assistance Grant

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, May 2, 2019.The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union is accepting proposals from CARIFORUM firms for grants of up to €30,000 the equivalent of approximately $33,000 USD, under their 2nd Call for Proposals for the DIRECT ASSISTANCE GRANT SCHEME (DAGS). In the 2018, 1st Call for Proposals […]

A regional Cultural and Creative Industries Workshop held in Barbados

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, November 22, 2018. The Caribbean Export Development Agency in collaboration with the European Union, GIZ and BCSI commenced a two-day workshop for practitioners in the creative and cultural industries of CARIFORUM. The Agency hosted forty (40) representatives from across CARIFORUM to support the building of capacity in the areas of music, fashion and […]

The Natural Disaster Risk Management Programme in the CARIFORUM launches a new website

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The platform seeks to provide support for disaster prevention and climate change adaptation in the Caribbean region It is part of the joint efforts of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and the European Union to reduce vulnerability in the region Madrid, November 14th 2018.  The NDRM Programme, which was created to help […]

Caribbean Export supports the business of fashion in the Caribbean

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, October 25, 2018. Fashion is a key sector of the region’s creative industries with designers creating some of the most unique styles inspired by their environments. Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union is supporting the participation of eight (8) CARIFORUM based designers in this years’ International Fashion […]

CEYA Later Pam!

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, July 30, 2018. The Caribbean Export Development Agency officially said farewell to its longest standing Executive Director, Pamela Coke-Hamilton on Friday 27th July 2018 and announced the 2018 Caribbean Exporter of the Year Awards (CEYA) to be held this year in November. Pamela-Coke Hamilton joined the Agency at the start of the 10th […]

accessing finance to become a reality for Caribbean women-owned businesses

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, May 31, 2018. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank has kicked off the inaugural activity of the Women Empowered through Export (WE-Xport) programme with a two-day workshop aimed at increasing participating firms’ and regional business support organisations’ (BSOs) access to finance. Access to finance has […]

The View From Europe: Brexit’s many imponderables

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By DAVID JESSOP From Barbados Advocate Many months have passed since this column last addressed the issue of Brexit and what it may mean for the Caribbean and its long-standing relationship with the United Kingdom. This is because the shape of Britain’s future relationship with the EU27 and other international trade partners including the Caribbean […]

Country advisors appointed to the OECS ahead of the open call for proposals under the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, April 5, 2018. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union commenced a 3-day workshop to train Country Advisors from OECS countries on the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) at the Trade Winds Hotel, St. John’s, Antigua yesterday, April 4, 2018. The Agency announced last month that grant […]

Country advisors appointed to the OECS ahead of the open call for proposals under the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, April 5, 2018. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union commenced a 3-day workshop to train Country Advisors from OECS countries on the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) at the Trade Winds Hotel, St. John’s, Antigua yesterday, April 4, 2018. The Agency announced last month that grant […]