Archive for February 2019

CDF funding for Antigua & Barbuda’s Green Energy Projects

Prime Minister Gaston Browne exchanges official documents with Mr. Rodinald Soomer, CEO of the CARICOM Development Fund following the Signing Ceremony The government has received more money for a project aimed at moving Barbuda away from fossil fuels to a mix of renewable technologies, primary solar and wind power, backed up by modern battery storage.…

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CDF Co-finances Barbuda’s Transition to Green Energy

L to R: Prime Minister Hon. Gaston Browne and Mr. Rodinald Soomer, CEO of the CDF signing the Grant Agreement. The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) on February 5th, 2019 signed a US$1Million Grant Agreement with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda to finance the Solar Power component of a project primarily financed by the United…

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CDF-Supported Rural Agricultural Infrastructure Development (RAID) Project taking root in Ithaca

Minister Noel Holder, Minister of Agriculture distributing planting material to farmers at the Buxton location Guyana’s Agriculture Minister, Noel Holder at the end of January 2019 led a team which included Finance Minister, Winston Jordan to Buxton Village where massive works are being carried out under the Rural Agricultural Infrastructure Development (RAID) programme. The purpose…

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Ithaca farmers benefit from CARICOM Development Fund Project

Agriculture Minister Noel Holder hands over planting materials to Chairman of the Ithaca Co-op, Desmond Weekes. THE Rural Agricultural Infrastructure Development programme (RAID)  aback of Ithaca, West Bank Berbice in Region 5 (Mahaica/Berbice) was off to a running start on Wednesday with the presentation of planting materials to farmers. A visit to the location was made by…

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