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Support for Dominica

Dominica continues to need support, and you can help. On September 18th, Dominica was devastated by Hurricane Maria, which hit the island nation as a Category 5 storm. Maria destroyed most of Dominica’s buildings, and stripped the Nature Island of its lush rainforests. Two weeks later, the situation on the ground remains difficult. Some parts …

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Building Institutional Capacity for Strengthening Business Clusters; Call for Applications Extended to September 15th, 2017

If your mandate is to foster the productivity and growth of micro, small, or medium enterprises (MSMEs), you may be interested in supporting business clusters. The purpose of clustering initiatives is to encourage collaborative actions to improve the competitiveness of a sector or industry. Eligible Countries Antigua & Barbuda; Belize; Dominica; Grenada; Guyana; Jamaica; St. …

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Jamaican Ornamental Fish Project Building Bridges

The Jamaica Urban Ornamental Fish Cluster funded by Compete Caribbean consists of approximately 170 relatively small, mostly home-based aquaculture farms located primarily in urban communities in Kingston, St. Andrew, St. Catherine and Clarendon. It is led by The Competitiveness Company (TCC), a not-for-profit social enterprise based in Kingston that has been its main driver, marketer …

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