Overview

CDB responds to the needs of its Borrowing Member Countries through a range of programmes, designed to support economic and social development throughout the Region. The programmes provide technical assistance and grant funding, among other things, and in some cases, are supported in collaboration with other development partners.

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Basic Needs Trust Fund

The Basic Needs Trust Fund is the Bank’s flagship poverty reduction programme. It provides grant financing to vulnerable communities.
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Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services

The Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services Network supports the development of the Region’s micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.
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Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund

The Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund finances projects, which reduce disaster risks and support climate change adaptation efforts in Caribbean communities.
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Regional Public-Private Partnership Support Facility

The Regional Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Support Facility promotes PPP policies and projects by supporting policy development and building capacity.
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Special Development Fund

The Special Development Fund Unified was established in 1983, and provides low-interest loans and grants of high development priority.
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The Natural Disaster Risk Management Programme

The Natural Disaster Risk Management programme supports disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation activities in CARIFORUM states.
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United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund (UKCIF)

The United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund provides grant funding for infrastructure projects to encourage growth and support poverty reduction.
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VYBZING: CDB and Youth

VYBZING is an outreach programme through which CDB engages directly with youth on regional development issues.