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CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) commences Study on the Development of a Credit Risk Abatement Facility (CRAF)

By Team CDF / April 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), in collaboration with the Caribbean Community Secretariat (CARICOM) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), have commenced work on the establishment of a Credit Risk Abatement Facility (CRAF) for the benefit of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) with an initial focus on the Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy Sector. A team…

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Work commences on CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) funded Rural Agricultural Infrastructure Development (RAID) in Guyana

By Team CDF / March 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The picture above shows one of the newly acquired draglines, financed by the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) at work in the village of Ithaca in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. Ithaca is a rural village located at the end of the West Bank of the Berbice River and is bounded by Blairmount settlement to the…

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St. Lucia receives Grant Support from the CARICOM Development Fund for Export Promotion and Village Tourism

By Team CDF / March 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

On Friday 16th March 2018, the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Government of Saint Lucia signed two (2) grant agreements for a combined value of US$452,800 (EC$1,222,560), to provide technical assistance to strengthen the institutional infrastructure and implement new programmes for trade competitiveness and tourism development: US$332,800 (EC$898,560) for the development of a revised…

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United Arab Emirates (UAE) Representatives Pay Courtesy Call on the CARICOM Development Fund

By Team CDF / March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

On January 29, 2018, the CARICOM Development Fund received a delegation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) comprising Eng. Mohammed A.O. Al-Ali, Director, Development Policy and Strategy of the Ministry of International Cooperation and Development; Mr. John Caruso, Project Manager, MASDAR, UAE and Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Mheiri, Project Engineer, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development.…

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CARICOM Development Fund Hosts the Ambassador of Finland to the Caribbean

By Team CDF / March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

On February 14, 2018 the CDF hosted the Ambassador of Finland to the Caribbean H.E. Jukka Pietikainen. The visit was part of the continuing relationship between the CDF and the Government of Finland which provided financial resources to the CDF during the agency’s first contribution cycle, to execute its mandate in the region. The Ambassador…

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