Caribbean Focused

Community-Based Tourism Toolkit

This Community-Based Tourism toolkit will help emerging CBT enterprises develop their businesses. Click to watch the below webinar about Community-Based Tourism Cluster development or download the associated powerpoint presentation. COMMUNITY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT TOURISM ASSET INVENTORY Template to prepare an inventory of tourism assets CBT DIAGNOSTIC TOOL A frame of reference to assess the community’s capacity …

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Jamaica Intellectual Property Asset Workshop 2018

Get Up, Stand Up for Your Rights: Intellectual Property (IP) Rights. How IPRs Can Help Our Creators Access the Finance They Need to Innovate and Grow. Bowie, James Brown, Motown, the Isley Brothers – these are all artists who were able to securitize their IP to varying degrees of success but is this the right …

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Clusters

Clustering 1. What is a Cluster? IDB defines a cluster as “A productive agglomeration aiming at exploiting local linkages to generate and strengthen competitive advantages” (Pietrobelli and Stevenson 2011). Michael Porter defines a cluster as a “A geographically proximate group of interconnected companies and associated institutions in a particular field, linked by commonalities and complementarities” …

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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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