Barbados flying like a Leaden Dirigible: Haiti, Guyana & Suriname start steady climb to Prosperity (CDB 2013 Review)
The Caribbean Development Bank in keeping pace with 21st Century has brought in not only new staff but younger members to keep apace with changes especially in the Social Media and Technology landscapes…
Loan approvals totaled United States dollars (USD)139 million (mn), up 34% from USD104 mn in 2012. Similarly, total disbursements amounted to USD186 mn in 2013, some 60% above disbursements of USD116 mn in 2012.
The investments in education and training in 2013 were, therefore, channeled in two complementary pathways for economic growth and competitiveness. First, CDB continued to support expanding the quality of basic education, so that graduates can successfully transition to higher education and training opportunities or acquire skills for entry level employment.