By Nerissa Golden
BRADES, Montserrat (GIU) — The United Kingdom is making good on its commitment to support Montserrat’s redevelopment and move towards financial independence.
In a letter to Premier Reuben Meade, signed by Department for International Development (DfID) Minister of State, Alan Duncan, and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), Mark [...]
By Nerissa Golden
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The European Union has given a grant of 8.6 million euros to support a regional project to improve Caribbean food security in the context of climate change.
The project, which was being introduced and coordinated in a two-day session in Trinidad, is being conducted in four countries in the region: Belize, [...]
The Government is encouraging companies, including small contractors, to bid on projects under the $2 billion public sector energy efficiency programme.
The programme, being jointly undertaken with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), seeks to improve energy efficiency in the public sector by replacing aged and inefficient equipment; retrofitting infrastructural deficiencies; and instilling behavioural change that promotes [...]
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) environmental policy and action programme is being developed with the assistance of the government of Japan.
With financing from the Japan-CARICOM Friendship and Cooperation Fund (JCFCF), a regional, integrated policy to ensure protection of the environment and the natural resources will be developed to address selected environmental themes and [...]
INNOVATIVE and inspiring social and environmental entrepreneurs from Jamaica and other parts of the world can win a tailor-made support package to help expand their business, as part of the 2013 SEED Awards, which opened yesterday.
The SEED Awards aim to develop the most promising social and environmental start-up enterprises in emerging economies, developing and least [...]
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved US$50 million for the launch of the Energy Efficiency Finance Facility, which aims to finance companies investing in energy efficiency and self-supply renewable energy projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), by helping them to overcome financial barriers with small-scale loans to curb emissions.
According to IDB, the loans [...]
The facility will address funding needs of companies making investments in energy efficiency and self-supply renewable energy projects.
WASHINGTON D.C., United States, Monday April 15, 2013 – Caribbean countries are likely to benefit from a new US$50 million Energy Efficiency Finance Facility being funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
The IDB said that the funds would [...]