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  • Photo of CDB, IDB sign agreement to strengthen partnership

    CDB, IDB sign agreement to strengthen partnership

    Washington, D.C. – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen their ongoing partnership in addressing the Caribbean’s development priorities. Through the MOU, signed at the IDB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. on February 21, 2017, both institutions have renewed their commitment to collaborating on programmes and projects that contribute…

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  • Photo of Agriculture, climate change, renewable energy to benefit as IDB carves out $13B for lending

    Agriculture, climate change, renewable energy to benefit as IDB carves out $13B for lending

    NASSAU, The Bahamas, Jan 23 2017 – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said it will be lending US$13 billion over the coming year and a significant portion of that amount has been earmarked for agriculture, climate change and renewable energy projects. Speaking here Monday night at the opening of the fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF), Executive Director of the…

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  • Photo of Montego Bay, Nassau among cities with ‘intelligent solutions’ – IDB

    Montego Bay, Nassau among cities with ‘intelligent solutions’ – IDB

    WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Cities in two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are among the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB’s) guide of more than 50 examples of cities around the globe that have implemented intelligent solutions. Montego Bay in Jamaica and Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas, are included in cities in Latin America and the Caribbean dealing with accelerated and…

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  • Photo of IDB, CDB, CARICOM and the US Department of Energy Sign MOU to support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Caribbean

    IDB, CDB, CARICOM and the US Department of Energy Sign MOU to support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Caribbean

    Partnership will aid cleaner, cheaper, and more secure sources of energy for the Caribbean Region President Luis Alberto Moreno of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), President Warren Smith of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Secretary Ernest Moniz of the United States Department of Energy (DOE), and Secretary General Irwin LaRocque of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) signed a memorandum of understanding…

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  • Photo of Region gets US$3 billion to support renewable energy efforts

    Region gets US$3 billion to support renewable energy efforts

    NASSAU, Bahamas, Tuesday April 12, 2016 – Japan and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) are partnering to invest US$3 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, as well as quality infrastructure projects related to energy savings. The agreement between the IDB and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) expands on the Co-financing for…

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  • Photo of Landmark agreement between IDB and CARPHA to address Tourism and Health

    Landmark agreement between IDB and CARPHA to address Tourism and Health

    Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. January 27, 2016. The Caribbean is the most tourism dependent region in the world, receiving a record 26.3 million stay over arrivals in 2014. These high levels of travel which bring so many economic benefits, can bring different health, social and environmental challenges, including the possible international spread of disease.   In this regard,…

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  • Photo of CARPHA gets IDB funding to address tourism sustainability challenges

    CARPHA gets IDB funding to address tourism sustainability challenges

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved funding to the tune of US$800,000 for the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) to address health, safety and environmental (HSE) threats that challenge the sustainability of tourism in the Caribbean. CARPHA, which has direct responsibility for the execution of the project will work along with the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Caribbean…

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  • Photo of CDB signs agreement with IDB to secure USD 71.5M sustainable energy programme for Eastern Caribbean

    CDB signs agreement with IDB to secure USD 71.5M sustainable energy programme for Eastern Caribbean

    MIAMI, FLORIDA October 20, 2015 – More funding has been put in place to facilitate the growth of the renewable energy sector in the Eastern Caribbean.             The Sustainable Energy Facility for the Eastern Caribbean; a  USD 71.5 million loan and grant package was today signed by  Dr. William Warren Smith, President of the Caribbean Development Bank  (CDB) and Luis…

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  • Photo of IDB and CDB fund Sustainable Energy Facility for Eastern Caribbean

    IDB and CDB fund Sustainable Energy Facility for Eastern Caribbean

    FLORIDA, United States, Tuesday October 20, 2015 – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have signed off on the Sustainable Energy Facility, a US$71.5 million loan and grant package that will fund renewable energy and institutional capacity projects in six Eastern Caribbean countries. The signing by Presidents Alberto Moreno of the IDB and Dr. William…

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  • Photo of CDB hosts Public-Private Partnerships ‘Boot Camp’ workshops for 40 regional participants

    CDB hosts Public-Private Partnerships ‘Boot Camp’ workshops for 40 regional participants

    In a bid to further provide practical support to regional governments who are seeking to implement Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is currently hosting the first of three PPP Boot Camps at its headquarters in Barbados. The Boot Camps are part of the US$1.2 million Regional PPP Support Program, which was launched in May 2015, in partnership…

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