Overview

WHO WE ARE


Established in 1982, the CTCS Network is the Caribbean Development Bank’s primary mechanism for mobilising knowledge and skills from multiple stakeholders, including regional and national institutions that provide technical assistance and/or financing to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to support enterprise development in its Borrowing Member Countries.
 
WHAT WE DO


The CTCS Network supports the improvement of MSME competitiveness and strengthens the capacity of business support organisations and public bodies to deliver professional services to MSMEs through direct technical assistance, workshops, and training attachments.

 

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WHO CAN APPLY

Any MSME or registered MSME development organisation in CDB’s BMCs can apply for assistance from CTCS.                                               

How to Apply

Applicants should provide detailed information on the nature and characteristics of their businesses and specific challenges for which assistance is requested, either directly to CTCS staff or through a CTCS Cooperating Institution in their country. A formal letter along with a technical assistance proposal is acceptable from a Cooperating Institution seeking CTCS assistance, either for itself or on behalf of a group of MSMEs. Individual MSMEs will be required to fill out a CTCS application form. More information on the application process is available in the CTCS Operations Manual.

Contact

Lisa Harding
Coordinator, Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise
Michel Thomas
Operations Officer

PARTNERS

Anguilla
Anguilla Development Board

Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority

The Bahamas
The Bahamas Co-operative League Limited

Barbados
Barbados Industrial Development Corporation

Belize
Belize Trade & Investment Development Services

British Virgin Islands
Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs

Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce

Dominica
Dominica Agricultural and Industrial Development  Bank

Grenada
Grenada Investment Development Cooperation

Guyana
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Haiti
SOFIHDES/SOFITRAINING

Haiti
Association Touristique d’Haiti

Jamaica
Bureau of Standards Jamaica

Jamaica
Jamaica’s National Development Foundation

Montserrat
Tourism Division, Office of the Premier

St. Kitts and Nevis
Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs

Nevis Small Enterprise Development Unit

Saint Lucia
Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development & Consumer Affairs

St. Vincent and the Grenadines
National Development Foundation

Suriname
Suriname Business Forum

Turks and Caicos Islands
Invest TCI
Turks & Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association

Tobago
Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour

Trinidad
National Entrepreneurship Development Company (NEDCO)
Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI)

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