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Tag Archives: funding

  1. Wisconsin’s mantra, “Forward”? Make that “Backward”

    I’m inviting all the world’s press, not just the African continent, to come see. Wisconsin’s new 486 Pentium III computer! There’s a message in here somewhere. The question is, if the state of Wisconsin can’t handle President Biden s American Rescue Plan, what about Africa? Where does aid money go, when the US drops a […]

    June 9, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. “Caribbean island states need differentiated treatment due to COVID19 – Here’s why.” By B’dos PM Mia Mottley and UN Resident Coordinator Didier Trebucq

    Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are characterised by their exposure to a variety of risks and limited capacity to deal with them when they occur. This is particularly true in the Eastern Caribbean, being especially prone to natural disasters that are up to 6 times more damaging when compared to developed countries. Now we are […]

    May 25, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Entrepreneurship Fund for women and youth launched by Nevis Island Administration

    An Entrepreneurship Fund has been launched by the Ministry of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), with the hope of encouraging more women and youth participation. “It is my privilege and honour to announce that we are now at the final stages of establishing what we have called Entrepreneurship Fund. We had spoken about […]

    November 26, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  4. Hurricane Dorian survivors face harrowing ordeal of the rising deaths plus trying to leave island

    Now the Bahamian survivors of the hurricane face a second harrowing ordeal: getting out of there, Robert Moore from ITV News explains…

    September 6, 2019Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. European Union provides support for the Caribbean to cope with drought

    The impact of natural disasters is increasing, despite countries’ efforts to reduce it. Over the past year, drought has affected more than 6.2 million people in the Caribbean, especially in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. Irregular and insufficient rainfall throughout 2015 has caused loss of crop and livestock in the region. For the third […]

    June 19, 2016NatureNo comments
  6. Barbadian Manufacturer rebrands popular Beverage with EU funding

    Barbadian manufacturers must do change and not claim they want better and remain in their same old formula and wonder why success seems elusive. Originally produced in the UK, Barbados was the default maker since 1970, using the same private ingredients incorporated 135 years ago by the Clayton brothers. When the change was initiated it […]

    November 22, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  7. CDB approves financing to upgrade Constitution River in Barbados

    Barbados’ urban landscape is set to benefit from another upgrade, through funding of USD $6.88 million approved by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Board of Directors last week. The project, which is financed with the Government of Barbados, will complete the third phase of the upgrade of Constitution River, the primary channel that runs through […]

    October 25, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  8. Youth in Barbados and Eastern Caribbean to be trained in Animation & Mobile Application Software development

    Four hundred young men and women in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean will be equipped to participate in the global multi-billion dollar mobile application and animation industries. The Caribbean Development Bank, along with partners, will fund training under the Caribbean Animation and Technology Capacity Building Programme (Carib-AniTech). CDB will jointly finance the two-year capacity building […]

    March 31, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments