Projects launched to ease water shortage in Saint LuciaApplication Deadline:(11/27/2015)-Officials from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) were in Saint Lucia earlier this week to launch two milestone projects that will improve water access for more than 100,000 residents who live in some of the most underserved areas of the country. The launch of the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation and Vieux Fort Water Supply Redevelopment projects will help end acute water shortages that have threatened the livelihoods of residents and stymied the growth of businesses in the north and south of Saint Lucia. The projects aim to provide an efficient, reliable, climate-resilient water supply to the two areas. “We are pleased to support these two projects, which, when completed, will improve water access for the people who need it most and stimulate economic growth and social development in Saint Lucia,” said Andrew Dupigny, Division Chief, Economic Infrastructure Division, CDB. Andrew Dupigny, Division Chief, Economic Infrastructure Division, CDB, speaks during the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project launch in Saint Lucia. Boosting the Water Supply in Northern Saint Lucia The […]
CDB funds training for Regional Development and Indigenous Financial InstitutionsApplication Deadline:(11/18/2015)-Representatives from regional Development Financial Institutions (DFIs) and Indigenous Financial Institutions (FIs) are currently benefitting from a training programme in St. Kitts which aims to address critical skills needed at various levels in these organizations. The programme is funded by the Caribbean Development Bank, in collaboration with the Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis, and is set to run for four weeks. It will host sixty two participants from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Belize, Dominica, St. Kitts and Suriname. Peter Blackman, Portfolio Manager, Private Sector Development Unit, CDB, said that “The rationale for CBD’s continued support for training staff of Finance Institutions is based on the recognition of the importance of building capacity within institutions that provide financial services to key economic sectors, and in so doing, contribute to economic development within the Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) of CDB.” He was speaking on Monday November 16 in Basseterre, St. Kitts, at the opening ceremony of the four-module training programme. The first module, ‘Fundamentals of […]
Consulting Engineering Services – DominicaApplication Deadline: 18 December, 2015 @ 15:00-Consulting Engineering Services to provide appropriate climate change sensitive technically and economically feasible options for the upgrade of 5.3 km of roadway, and prepare final designs and bidding documents for the selected options.
Consulting Engineering Services for Design Review and Construction Supervision – DominicaApplication Deadline: 18 December, 2015 @ 15:00-Consulting Engineering Services for the review of designs and correction of deficiencies in the designs in consultation with Ministry of Public Works and Ports, for the provision of assistance to the Government in managing the procurement of the contractor(s) for the works, and for supervision of construction.
Project Engineer, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction – DominicaApplication Deadline: 18 December, 2015 @ 15:00-The Project Engineer, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction will be assigned exclusively to the Project and will mainly be responsible for assisting the Project Coordinator with the implementation of the infrastructure works