November 22, 2019

Exploring nuclear technologies

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Exploring nuclear technologies to foster agriculture sustainability in the Eastern Caribbean OECS Media Release Friday, June 8, 2018 — A delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),), in response to a request from the OECS Commission to support the sustainable development of livestock and plant production systems utilizing nuclear energy, mounted a fact-finding mission […]

OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme undertakes pilot study on virtual coaching method

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OECS Media release Friday, May 11, 2018 — OECS Member States participating in the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported Early Learners Programme (ELP) have embarked on a pilot study to determine if virtual coaching is a viable support to in-person professional development for teachers in implementing schools. While classroom-based teacher coaching is […]

Discussing the measurement of poverty and inequality in the OECS region

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Thursday, December 21, 2017 — The Tenth Living Standard Measurement Committee (LSMC), Joint Technical and General Virtual Meeting was held on 22 November 2017.The meeting was convened by the OECS Commission. Members States were informed of the activities undertaken since the last LSMC meeting which was held in Dominica in April 2017. The main outcomes […]

Caribbean hotel profits suffer in 2016

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From Hospitality Net Zika, Exchange Rates and New Supply Impact Performance Atlanta, Ga. — CBRE Hotels Americas Research announced that the average Caribbean hotel in its survey sample suffered a 4.7 percent decrease in gross operating profit (GOP) during 2016, according to its newly released twelfth edition of Caribbean Trends® in the Hotel Industry. This decline […]