Posts by Team CDF

Vacancy: – Legal Advisor (with Procurement responsibilities)

The Centre is seeking the services of an experienced in-house Legal Advisor, to draft and review legal instruments and policies, as well as, advise on matters concerning the business of the Centre, including Green Climate Fund (GCF) related activities, and to support the development and implementation of projects through procurement activities. Peruse the official Terms of…

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CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) provides US$1.39 million in concessional support to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda

From l to r: Honourable Chet Greene, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade & Immigration looks on as Chief Executive Officer, CARICOM Development Fund, Mr. Rodinald Soomer and Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Honourable Gaston Browne sign the financing Agreement. Bridgetown, Barbados, February 18th, 2020 – The Chief Executive Officer of the CARICOM…

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UAE partners with CDF and other stakeholders to build resilient green power system for hurricane-ravaged Barbuda

The UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund is the largest renewable energy initiative of its kind in the Caribbean region and is a partnership between the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; September 19, 2019: The…

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CDF gears up to implement pilot project launch of CRAF in 2020

Bridgetown, Barbados, 12th September 2019: The details of a major new financing facility that will make it easier for businesses to access credit to implement renewable energy solutions, are currently being designed in preparation for implementation in the Caribbean region. The Credit Risk Abatement Facility (CRAF) is being developed by the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF),…

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CDF and CARDI sign Memorandum of Understanding to foster greater collaboration in the field of Agriculture

CDF’s Soomer and CARDI’s Clarke exchange signed copies of the MOU April 18, 2019, Barbados – The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will allow both agencies to collaborate in and facilitate the implementation of activities geared towards reducing disparities…

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Guyana’s Agriculture Minister lauds CDF Funding to the RAID project at the G$335M Pump Station Commissioned at Herstelling, East Bank Demerara

Agriculture Minister Noel Holder and Mr. Rodinald Soomer CEO, CDF turn the keys to power up the newly commissioned pump To further increase Guyana’s resilience to floods and droughts, the Pump Station commissioned today, covers 1,821 hectares (4,500 acres) and will benefit both residential and agricultural lands from Providence to Little Diamond. In addition, 7,526…

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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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