Posts Tagged ‘Caricom Development Fund’

CARICOM Development Fund signs pact with IICA to jointly support Agriculture Development in the Caribbean

Mr. Rodinald Soomer, Chief Executive Officer of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), signed a General Agreement for Technical Cooperation, which will establish a broad framework for collaboration on initiatives geared towards the advancement of agriculture development in the Caribbean region. While…

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CDF and IRENA Collaborate to Boost Low-Carbon Investments in the Caribbean

Cooperation will support renewable energy and energy efficiency drive as Caribbean looks to transition away from fossil fuel dependency The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) to support a transition from fossil-fuel dependency to a more resilient and sustainable low carbon economic development model…

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CARICOM DEVELOPMENT FUND Approves US$2.27 Million in Emergency Grant Support for Unemployment Relief in BELIZE

The Board of Directors of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) at its 6th Extraordinary Meeting held on 18th May 2020, considered and agreed to a request to reallocate to the COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) of Belize, an amount of US$2,272,990 (BZE$ 4,545,980). The disbursement of these funds, projected to commence by early October 2020,…

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CDF Provides Grant Funding for Village Tourism in Saint Lucia

Honourable Allen Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and Mr. Rodinald Soomer CEO, CARIOM Development Fund signing the Grant Agreement On Thursday September 3rd, 2020, the CEO of the CARICOM Development Fund, Mr. Rodinald Soomer signed a Grant Agreement with Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Honourable Allen Chastanet, to provide a sum of US$935,663 or…

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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 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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