Publications

Vieux Fort Water Supply Redevelopment Project – Saint Lucia

GOVERNMENT OF SAINT LUCIA  VIEUX FORT WATER SUPPLY REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT  DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS  INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS    The Government of Saint Lucia has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of the Vieux Fort Water Supply Redevelopment Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to eligible payments under this contract.  Payment by CDB will be made only at the request of the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASCO) and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject, in all respects, to the terms and conditions of the Loan Agreement.  The Loan Agreement prohibits a withdrawal from the Loan Account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.  No party other than WASCO shall derive any rights from the […]

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Electricity System Upgrade and Expansion-Suriname

GOVERNMENT OF SURINAME ELECTRICITY SYSTEM UPGRADE AND EXPANSION PROJECT Solar PV Plants or Solar PV-Hybrid Power Plants in Nickerie and Coronie INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS   The Government of Suriname (GOS) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of the Power Project (Electricity System Upgrade and Expansion) – Suriname and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to eligible payments under this contract. Payment by CDB will be made only at the request of GOS and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject, in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Loan Agreement.  The Loan Agreement prohibits a withdrawal from the Loan Account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than GOS shall derive […]

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CDB approves project to support economic reforms in Barbados

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of USD400,000 to help the Government of Barbados further develop its economic reform programme. The approval sets into motion the Bank’s plan to support the country’s return to sustained economic growth. The technical assistance project aims to enhance the capacity of staff in the Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment to adequately design, negotiate and support the implementation of critical macroeconomic and structural reforms. Further, it is expected to strengthen Barbados’ macroeconomic policy and planning. “This project is critical to unlocking the growth potential of the Barbadian economy, and improving the country’s economic performance. CDB is pleased to support the Government of Barbados in its efforts to restructure the country’s debt and focus on creating conditions for the return of sustained economic growth,” said Dr. Justin Ram, Director of Economics, CDB. The technical assistance project responds to the urgent challenges Barbados faces, including a fragile fiscal and external liquidity situation; and unsustainable levels […]

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Street Lighting Retrofit and Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project – Suriname

GOVERNMENT OF SURINAME  STREET LIGHTING RETROFIT AND ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT  GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE   The Government of Suriname (GoS) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$29,818,000 towards the cost of Street Lighting Retrofit and Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under contracts procured under this project.  Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GoS 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 entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.  No party other than GoS shall derive any rights from […]

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National Communication Strategy and Implementation Plan for the Office of Climate Change – Guyana

GOVERNMENT OF GUYANA  STRENGTHENING OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL MECHANISM FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN GUYANA PROJECT  CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE PREPARATION OF A NATIONAL COMMUNICATION STRATEGY AND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR THE OFFICE OF CLIMATE CHANGE  REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST The Government of Guyana (GOG) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to one hundred and forty-three thousand, eight hundred and ninety-four euros (EUR143,894) towards the cost of Strengthening of the National Institutional Mechanism for Climate Change Adaptation in Guyana 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 GOG 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 entities, or for any import of […]

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CDB to help pay Haiti’s 2018-2019 catastrophe insurance premiums

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of USD3 million (mn) to cover Haiti’s 2018-2019 insurance premiums with CCRIF SPC—the company that provides parametric insurance coverage to the Caribbean and Latin America.  The Bank’s funding will help the country meet the cost of the premiums for tropical cyclone, earthquake and excess rainfall coverage to which the Government of Haiti will contribute up to USD1.8 mn. CDB’s Director of Projects, Daniel Best said that among the Bank’s 19 Borrowing Member Countries, Haiti is one of the most vulnerable to natural hazards. “A large percentage of the population of Haiti is exposed to multiple hazards, due to climate change, the rapid growth of unplanned settlements, and ecosystem degradation and decline. We are pleased that the Government of Haiti is collaborating with development partners like CDB to design and implement development projects that focus on reducing the country’s risk to natural hazards, and help it adapt to climate change,” he said. In the event of a future disaster, however, […]

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Haulover Bridge Replacement – Belize

GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE MINISTRY OF WORKS  HAULOVER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT  INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS   The Government of Belize (GOB) has received a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank (the “Bank”) in an amount equivalent to US$29,830,000 towards the cost of the Fifth Road Project (Phillip S.W. Goldson Highway Upgrading), and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this loan to eligible payments under this contract.  Payment by CDB, will be made only at the request of GOB and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject, in all respects, to the terms and conditions of the Loan Agreement.  The Loan Agreement prohibits a withdrawal from the Loan Account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.  No party other than GOB shall derive any rights […]

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Preparation of a Comprehensive Sport for Development Initiative – UWI

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES  PREPARATION OF A COMPREHENSIVE SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE FOR THE NEW FACULTY OF SPORT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES  GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE   The University of the West Indies (UWI) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of the Preparation of a Comprehensive Sport for Development Initiative for the New Faculty of Sport of the University of the West Indies Technical Assistance Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under contracts procured under this project.  Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of UWI 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 entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by […]

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Transport Sector Enhancement Project – Guyana

GOVERNMENT OF THE CO-OPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA   TRANSPORT SECTOR ENHANCEMENT PROJECT   GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE   The Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana (GOGY) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$4,367,000 towards the cost of the Transport Sector Enhancement Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under contracts procured under this project. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GOGY 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 entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than GOGY shall derive […]

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