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

By Team CDF / April 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) Supports SME Development in St. Kitts and Nevis

By Team CDF / March 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Following the recently concluded 30th Intersessional Meeting of Heads of Government of CARICOM hosted by St. Kitts and Nevis, Mr. Rodinald Soomer, CEO of the CARICOM Development Fund, signed a loan agreement with Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, to provide US$3 Million in concessional resources to the Development…

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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

By Team CDF / March 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

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

By Team CDF / February 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

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

By Team CDF / February 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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