BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – EUR3 million has been added to the efforts to create a more a more climate-resilient Caribbean Region.
Officials of the Agence Française De Développement (AFD), and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) signed a finance agreement on January 25, 2019 which will provide grant funding to facilitate the preparation and implementation of sustainable, climate-resilient infrastructure projects in the Region.
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is ramping up its research activity to help regional Governments better tackle challenges related to environmental sustainability, economic and fiscal resilience, and implementation.
CDB’s Director of Economics, Dr. Justin Ram, announced this today at the Bank’s Annual News Conference, held in Barbados.
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), have signed an agreement which will add GBP30 million (mn) to the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund (UKCIF). The agreement was signed on the sidelines of CDB’s Board of Directors meeting on July 26, 2018.
The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) 48th Annual Meeting has ended in Grenada, with Governors of the institution uniting around the event’s theme of resilience. CDB President, Dr. William Warren Smith, in his closing statement on May 31, urged delegates to mainstream resilience; leverage opportunities for blue economy growth; and build “smart partnerships” to meet the Region’s development objectives.
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May 30, 2018, ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada – 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.