December 6, 2019

Caribbean Development Bank : Boosting climate resilience in the Caribbean water sector through training

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From CDB From June 13 to 15, over 50 regional water sector professionals participated in a workshop at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), which aimed to strengthen their capacity to establish climate-resilient water sector policies and investment plans in their countries. The workshop was part of CDB’s Planning for the Integration of Climate Resilience in […]

CDB President: Caribbean can “bounce back” by tackling vulnerabilities, building resilience

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ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Wm. Warren Smith, is urging regional leaders and development partners to work collaboratively and proactively to address the Region’s vulnerabilities, and to support resilience-building in the energy, agriculture and air transport sectors. In his opening statement to the […]

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 […]

HRD Strategy belongs to Caribbean Community

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From CARICOM Today Programme Manager, Human Resource Development at the CARICOM Secretariat, Dr. Laurette Bristol, has stressed that the HRD Strategy belonged to the Caribbean Community and not to the CARICOM Secretariat. She was speaking at the opening of the first regional workshop aimed at strengthening national capacity to support the 2030 Human Resource Development […]

Conclusions of the Eleventh Living Standards Measurement Committee

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 — On 17 and 18 April 2018, the Eleventh Living Standard Measurement Committee (LSMC) meeting was convened at the Radisson Hotel in St. George’s, Grenada. As the steering  body for  the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)-funded Enhanced County Poverty Assessment (CPA) Project, this group meets bi-annually to discuss issues, take decisions and […]

Caribbean Development Bank : CDB announces keynote speaker for prestigious Lecture

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The social impact of natural disasters will come into focus when Professor Mark Pelling of King’s College London delivers the 19th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture on May 29 in Grenada. The highly regarded researcher will speak on the topic, ‘From Social Resilience to Survivor-Led Reconstruction’ at the event, which is part of the agenda […]

Completion of The Bahamas Training on the Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation Tool

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From The Bahamas Weekly NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology (BEST) Commission, representing the Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Prime Minister, in collaboration with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (5Cs) facilitated the final meeting of the Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation Tool (C-CORAL) technical working groups […]

CTO looks to double number of HA-certified Caribbean businesses

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From the CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is looking to double the number of businesses recognised as Hospitality Assured (HA), the certification programme that promotes business and service excellence. At present, 33 of the 80 tourism and hospitality businesses involved in the programme have been certified as Hospitality Assured, according to […]

Design and project supervision – Montserrat

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From Caribbean Development Bank GOVERNMENT OF MONTSERRAT CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR DESIGN AND PROJECT SUPERVISION OF THE MONTSERRAT PORT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST The Government of Montserrat (GoM) has acquired financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) – United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund towards the cost of constructing an off-shore breakwater and […]

CDB and FAO strengthen partnership with new agreement

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March 6, 2018, Montego Bay, Jamaica – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Monday signed an agreement to strengthen their partnership to help countries in the Region achieve key development goals in agriculture. The Framework Cooperation Agreement makes provisions for CDB to partner with […]