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Manufacturing of electronics and telecommunications equipment in St. Lucia

The project aims to provide affordable and unrestricted communications consumer hardware, (cellular phones, tablet PCs, and laptops) to an extended base of low income customers, assembled by skills-enhanced female personnel in a Caribbean LDC environment and sold through non-traditional retail venues. The project will be 100% export oriented regionally integrating affordable communication products and services …

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Strengthening Public-Private Dialogue in Saint Lucia

This project was designed to develop a coordinated approach to enhancing competitiveness in Saint Lucia through the establishment of the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) and its Technical Unit; and implement key reforms to improve the business climate. The project will develop a formal mechanism for consultation and consensus on national priorities and reforms …

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Impact Investment in the Caribbean

Impact Investing is an emerging industry which entails investors actively placing capital in businesses and funds that generate social and/or environmental goods and at least return nominal principal to the investor. This project partnered with the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) to examine the existing impact investment activities in Barbados, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica …

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Identifying Sustainable Agricultural Initiatives in the Caribbean

This project partners with the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund to study sustainable agriculture in Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, The Bahamas and Trinidad and& Tobago. It examines current developments in sustainable agriculture in this country, analyses specific challenges, and identifies opportunities, taking into consideration trade liberalization, food safety, quality and security, rising food prices, the …

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