Archive for March 2018

St. Lucia receives Grant Support from the CARICOM Development Fund for Export Promotion and Village Tourism

On Friday 16th March 2018, the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Government of Saint Lucia signed two (2) grant agreements for a combined value of US$452,800 (EC$1,222,560), to provide technical assistance to strengthen the institutional infrastructure and implement new programmes for trade competitiveness and tourism development: US$332,800 (EC$898,560) for the development of a revised…

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United Arab Emirates (UAE) Representatives Pay Courtesy Call on the CARICOM Development Fund

On January 29, 2018, the CARICOM Development Fund received a delegation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) comprising Eng. Mohammed A.O. Al-Ali, Director, Development Policy and Strategy of the Ministry of International Cooperation and Development; Mr. John Caruso, Project Manager, MASDAR, UAE and Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Mheiri, Project Engineer, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development.…

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CARICOM Development Fund Hosts the Ambassador of Finland to the Caribbean

On February 14, 2018 the CDF hosted the Ambassador of Finland to the Caribbean H.E. Jukka Pietikainen. The visit was part of the continuing relationship between the CDF and the Government of Finland which provided financial resources to the CDF during the agency’s first contribution cycle, to execute its mandate in the region. The Ambassador…

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CARICOM Development Fund Signs Agreement with the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines for the Installation of Photovoltaic Solar Energy System

The Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr. the Hon. Ralph E Gonsalves and the CEO of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), Mr. Rodinald Soomer on August 25th, 2016 signed an agreement for the Installation of a Photovoltaic Solar Energy system at the Argyle International Airport (AIA). This agreement is the fourth between…

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