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

By Team CDF / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

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

By Team CDF / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) Signs US$1 million Contribution Agreement with Government of India

By Team CDF / January 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

His Excellency Mahender Singh Kanyal, High Commissioner of India to Barbados (Designate) signs the Contribution Agreement with Chief Executive Officer of the CDF, Mr. Rodinald Soomer The Government of India and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) signed a Contribution Agreement on Saturday January 19th, 2019, in Paramaribo Suriname, which provides for a grant allocation of…

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Regional Energy Consumers to Benefit most from New CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) led Credit Risk Initiative

By Team CDF / August 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mr. Wayne Vitalis, Financial Controller, CDF looks on whilst Ms. Paula James of the St. Lucia Manufacturers Association makes a point at the recent validation workshop held in Suriname.   Energy consumers across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are expected to be the main beneficiaries of an ongoing initiative that seeks to facilitate ease of access…

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CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) Board meets ahead of workshop to tackle Energy Financing and Investment Challenges

By Team CDF / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

L to R: Mr. Arden Warner (CDF Board Secretary), Mr. Rodinald Soomer (CEO), Dr. Sherwyn Williams (Chairman), Mr. Angus W. Vitalis (Financial Controller), Ms. Yvette Alvarez, Ms. Beverly Best, Mr. Bernard Lord and Dr. Richard Brown (CDF Board Directors) and Mr. Alex Joubert (CAMCO Director)   Sustainable financing for the Region’s energy sector will come…

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