CDB lauds CCRIF’s Regional Internship ProgrammeApplication Deadline:(9/26/2016)-The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), has lauded its partner, the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) for its Regional Internship Programme, as it welcomes a new intern to its Barbados headquarters.
Better access to water for more than 1,000 BelizeansApplication Deadline:(9/23/2016)-The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Government of Belize have provided more than 1,000 Belizeans in three villages with better access to a continuous supply of potable water within their communities. CDB supported two water sub-projects through financing of USD669,000 from the Social Investment Fund II (SIF II). Both sub-projects were inaugurated during the past month.
Regional stakeholders discuss Caribbean’s coastal zone issuesApplication Deadline:(9/21/2016)-Countries in the Caribbean need to find new, efficient and sustainable approaches to manage their terrestrial and marine resources. Daniel Best, Director, Projects at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), made this recommendation, noting that these approaches must also prevent further degradation of these resources. He was speaking at the opening of the first Biennial Caribbean Coastal Conference held at CDB’s headquarters in Barbados on September 14-15, 2016. Best told participants that this initial dialogue on the coastal agenda in the Caribbean should lay the groundwork for galvanizing action, improving policy and guiding management of this critical resource. “More than 60% of our region’s population live in coastal areas and almost all of the region’s main urban centres, critical infrastructure such as ports and transportation corridors, are located less than one kilometre from the coast”. “Our coastal environments not only provide these socio-economic services but also important ecological services to which we hardly give serious consideration: storm protection, erosion control, freshwater storage and retention, nutrient recycling and atmospheric and […]
Environmental Monitoring Officer- Saint LuciaApplication Deadline: 12 October, 2016 @12:00 noon-Environmental Monitoring Officer will be responsible for ensuring that environmental requirements are adhered to during the construction phase of the CDB-financed projects implemented by the Water and Sewerage Company Inc.
Project Engineer- Saint LuciaApplication Deadline: 12 October, 2016 @12:00 noon-The Water and Sewerage Company Incorporated now wishes to procure Project Engineers to assist with the implementation of the infrastructure works