saint lucia



Approved Programme Value: US$6.10 million (EC$16.47 million)


Approval Date: September 23, 2010


Date Agreements Signed: July 4, 2011


Programme Emphasis: The enhancement of private sector competitiveness and support in the Member State.


Components of the Programme:

  1. Line of Credit to Saint Lucia Development Bank (SLDB) for on-lending to small and medium sized enterprises
  2. Grant towards the establishment of the Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA)
  3. Grant towards the implementation of the Youth Agri-Entrepreneurship Project.
  4. Grant to Saint Lucia National Trust to reduce the carbon footprint on Pigeon Island through installation of solar lighting system.