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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Call for Cluster for Proposals FAQs

1. What does the call for cluster proposal include: 1. The guidelines on the application process, timeline, eligibility, etc. 2. The application form – which must be submitted online via www.competecaribbean.org 3. The cluster datasheet to facilitate the collection of information about the project and organisations involved. 2. How can I get updates on the …

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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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Call for Cluster Projects (September 4, 2017)

Call for Cluster Projects September 4, 2017 This call for proposals aims to fund cluster initiatives that can help Caribbean firms to grow, generate employment and export to new markets. Clusters are defined as 3 or more private sector firms collaborating to produce and sell a stream of new or better products/services at competitive costs …

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