USD33 mn to Finance Climate Change Resilient Infrastructure in the CaribbeanApplication Deadline:(8/23/2016)-Officials from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed an agreement to provide USD33,000,000 towards financing sustainable infrastructure projects in the Caribbean region. At least 50 percent of the funds will be used to fund climate change adaptation and mitigation projects. The agreement was signed last month at the CDB Headquarters in Barbados, by French Ambassador to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and Barbados, Eric de la Moussaye, in the presence of CDB Vice-President (Operations), Patricia McKenzie. “Caribbean countries are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with our geographical location leading to high exposure to natural hazards. Economic conditions also play a role, as there is a lack of access to long-term resources to finance sustainable climate-related infrastructure projects. We believe that these additional funds will go a long way towards building resilience and mitigating the impact of climate change in our region,” said Mrs. McKenzie. The funds are being provided by AFD under a Credit Facility Agreement […]
New level of learning at St. Ninian’s Primary School, GuyanaApplication Deadline:(8/22/2016)-It’s a humid June afternoon in Region One, Guyana and it’s lunch time for students at St. Ninian’s Primary School. Atop a hill of clayey soil, boys and girls clad in blue uniforms make play against the backdrop of a freshly painted building.
CDB Teams up with IDB for Regional Dialogue on EnvironmentApplication Deadline:(8/18/2016)-The Caribbean Development Bank recently shared some of the lessons learned from its work in promoting environmental sustainability outcomes with participants at a Regional Policy Dialogue on Environmental Compliance and Licensing for countries in the Caribbean Region.
Consultancy Services for Strengthening System Leadership- BelizeApplication Deadline: 6 September, 2016 @ 16:00-The objective of the consultancy is to assess the capacity and skills of Managing Authorities and other school leadership personnel to effectively undertake their roles and function for effective school management and improvement in keeping with their roles as set out in the Education and Training Act 2010 and the Rules