Archive for October 2020

Financial Institutions across CARICOM Member States Sensitized on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project Support Mechanisms

Financial institutions across the Caribbean Community this week had the opportunity to learn more about project support systems and tools within the renewable energy and energy efficiency space. Although renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies have seen notable decreases in cost, leading to significantly lower capital needed to invest in new systems, financing renewable energy…

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CARICOM Development Fund signs pact with IICA to jointly support Agriculture Development in the Caribbean

Mr. Rodinald Soomer, Chief Executive Officer of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), signed a General Agreement for Technical Cooperation, which will establish a broad framework for collaboration on initiatives geared towards the advancement of agriculture development in the Caribbean region. While…

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CDF and IRENA Collaborate to Boost Low-Carbon Investments in the Caribbean

Cooperation will support renewable energy and energy efficiency drive as Caribbean looks to transition away from fossil fuel dependency The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) to support a transition from fossil-fuel dependency to a more resilient and sustainable low carbon economic development model…

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