Day: September 15, 2016

Foromic 2016 to take place in Montego Bay, Jamaica!

The leading conference in the region on financial inclusion, microfinance, development of MSMEs and entrepreneurship is scheduled to take place on October 24 -26 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In its 19th edition, the event will gather around 1, 300 participants from more than 40 countries to exchange knowledge, strengthen partnerships and identify new business opportunities. …

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AGRIMONITOR: An Agricultural Policy Online Database, launched by the IDB in 2014

AGRIMONITOR is an Agricultural Policy Online Database, launched by the IDB in 2014 intended to improve farm policies in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It is a: Key source for agricultural policy indicators for LAC countries A research instrument that helps analyze and compare agricultural policies and programs in the region Asset for better …

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Dialogue Driving Development

Compete Caribbean has significantly contributed to Public-Private Dialogue in the region through technical assistance to specific countries to strengthen formal PPD mechanisms such as competitiveness or economic development councils. The lessons learned from these PPD projects are worthy of note. These include: Suriname – The Competitiveness Unit Suriname (CUS) – Launched in June 2012 to …

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Compete Caribbean to Celebrate in November

Compete Caribbean will celebrate the successful conclusion of phase one of the program while illustrating its outstanding achievements throughout its five year journey in Barbados on November 21, 2016. Several notable Compete Caribbean assisted projects across the Caribbean will share with the regional audience their challenges prior to the program’s intervention, and the impact the …

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