‘JahMi! Studio’ presents winning business idea in VYBZING ForumApplication Deadline:(4/29/2016)-The group JahMi! Studio received the judges nod when they presented their business idea on the final day of the 2016 VYBZING Jamaica Youth Forum in Montego Bay. The team which comprised of Bryan D’O rnellas, Matthew Layne, Karlashay Wilson, Stephane Nelson, Nicko Johnson and Tijani Christian, business idea focussed on using animation as a platform for education. The group described the JahMi! Studio business concept as “a creative community that focuses on locally produced and industrial design animation.” The aim of JahMi! Studio is to be an “innovative think lab that transform and translate our culture through animation.” Second place in the business challenge was awarded to the group, ‘iSpeek‘ for creating a platform for Caribbean youth and for creating a business that can integrate the region, while ‘Trash to Treasure‘ and ‘Waterloop‘ tied for third place. The judges also recognised Trash to Treasure with the Social Enterprise Award for their business concept for an event planning firm that uses recycled materials as décor for events. […]
CDB supports Data Revolution for Caribbean DevelopmentApplication Deadline:(4/22/2016)-National population and housing censuses provide data that could help countries in the Caribbean Region improve decision-making, accountability, and address development challenges such as inequalities in employment, education and wealth. As Caribbean nations answer the call for a global data revolution, they continue to tackle statistical capacity challenges. On Monday, April 18 representatives from the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Borrowing Member Countries began a 10-day workshop in Jamaica to address these challenges, including gaps in countries’ capacity to mine and share census data in a timely and efficient way.
CDB – IDB – WORLD BANK JOINT PRESS RELEASE ON IMF STAFF-LEVEL AGREEMENT WITH SURINAMEApplication Deadline:(4/18/2016)-[April 15, 2016] The Government of Suriname and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have agreed on the key elements of an economic program that would be supported by a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). A reform agenda was put forward by the Surinamese authorities to stabilize Suriname’s economy and to set the stage for its recovery. The announced agreement will be accompanied by technical and financial support from the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and the Caribbean Development Bank, with the ultimate objectives of securing sustainable growth and improving the lives of the Surinamese people. IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Suriname on a US$478 million SBA CDB’s Country Strategy Paper for Suriname 2014 – 2018
Energy Audits of Public Buildings – GrenadaApplication Deadline: 24 May, 2016 @ 16:00-The objective of the consultancy is to facilitate the preparation of a capital project that will reduce electricity consumption of the GOG, through energy efficiency and or renewable energy investments in public buildings. The service comprises of detailed energy audits in approximately thirteen (13) public facilities in Grenada.
Consultancy Services for Evaluator, Legal Aid and Counselling Clinic – GrenadaApplication Deadline: May 6, 2016 @ 16:30-GRENCODA – GRENADA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY SUPPORT TO LEGAL AID AND COUNSELLING CLINIC FOR THE DELIVERY OF PSYCHOSOCIAL AND PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR THE PREVENTION OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE – GRENADA PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR EVALUATOR, LEGAL AID AND COUNSELLING CLINIC – GRENADA REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST The Grenada Community Development Agency (GRENCODA) has applied for financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$198,380 towards the cost of Support To Legal Aid And Counselling Clinic For The Delivery Of Psychosocial And Psycho-Educational Programming For The Prevention Of Gender-Based Violence – Grenada Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GRENCODA and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or […]
Senior Accounts ClerkApplication Deadline: 9 May 2016 @ 17:00-The Senior Accounts Clerk is accountable for carrying out more complex and critical assignments and the provision of support services to the assigned Unit.
Integrity, Compliance and Accountability OfficerApplication Deadline: 16 May 2016 @23:00-Integrity, Compliance and Accountability Officer will be able to leverage his/her own skills and must be willing to be trained to work and manage each of ICA’s five functions.
Climate Finance SpecialistApplication Deadline: 16 May 2016 @23:00-The Climate Finance Specialist will structure solutions that address the BMCs’ needs taking into consideration key risks and mitigants.