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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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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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Hurricane response: Caribbean disaster agency comes of age

Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Mr.Ronald Jackson Caribbean governments want to be “taken seriously” in humanitarian management, and this year’s hurricane crises are an opportunity for the UN to “let go”, says a senior regional official. The Caribbean is dealing with “something we’ve never experienced before” but proudly coping, Ronald…

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Nation prepares for CARICOM Development Fund

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Despite Antigua & Barbuda still owing 63 per cent of its contribution to the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF), the funding agency is still in the process of developing a programme for the nation. “Antigua & Barbuda is not yet in receipt of any country assistance programme from the CDF and that…

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