Month: September 2018

Compete Caribbean Approves New Projects, to Improve Business and Innovation Climate in the Region

To improve the business and innovation climate in the region, Compete Caribbean approves new projects aimed at preparing Caribbean businesses to take advantages of global trends and best practices. The new projects include: Digitalization of processes for construction permits in Antigua and Barbuda The objective of this operation is to implement a digitized system for …

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Compete Caribbean Continues Support to Belize Shrimp Producers’ Cluster

Compete Caribbean continues furthering its support to the Belize Shrimp Cluster and will provide support to develop a Cluster Development Plan (CDP), which will help the sector improve competitiveness and define strategy. The project will focus on establishing a Bio-security Aquaculture Zone Management Plan (BAZMP) in Belize. In collaboration with BELTRAIDE and the Belize Shrimp …

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Caribbean Islands Leading the Region in Implementing Bans on Plastic and Styrofoam

The fight against single-use plastic and styrofoam has been gathering steam over the past years, and the Caribbean has been one of the regions taking the lead in this area. Eight Caribbean nations have implemented bans on plastics and styrofoam, the latest ones are: Grenada has put in place a ban on styrofoam imports effective …

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