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07 Sep 2015 description

Bridgetown, 7 September 2015 -- The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD, or FIDA by its Spanish acronym) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to tackle the growing level of youth unemployment in the Caribbean.

07 Sep 2015 description

Bridgetown, 07 de septiembre de 2015 - El Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) y la Organización para la Agricultura y la Alimentación de las Naciones Unidas (FAO) han unido sus fuerzas para hacer frente al creciente nivel de desempleo de los jóvenes del Caribe.

02 Nov 2014 description

Bridgetown, Barbados, October 31, 2014 (CDEMA) - Disaster Management in the Caribbean region is getting a boost with a 20 million euro grant from the European Union. The funding has been secured under the ACP-EU CARIFORUM Natural Disaster Risk Management Programme, which will be implemented over a five year period (2014-2019) by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the Caribbean Development Bank and the Dominican Republic.

18 Apr 2013 description
report UN Children's Fund

School failure affects more than 3.5 million children and adolescents in Central America

The study notes the progress made in education in the region and the ‘bottlenecks’ that still prevent the universalization of basic education

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, April 17, 2013 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Central American Educational and Cultural Coordination of Central American Integration System (CECC / SICA) launched today, in a joint effort, the report Finishing school in Central America: the pending challenges.

03 Mar 2011 description

IDB regional Governors analyze Bank operations and regional challenges

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Central America and the Dominican Republic is expected to obtain financing for $2 billion in 2011 from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for priority areas such as citizen security, nfrastructure, social protection networks, natural disasters and climate change, and public finances, the President of the IDB Luis Alberto Moreno announced today.