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CARICOM deputy secretary-general pledges support of sustainable economic development

Caribbean Employment Services Inc. CEO Joseph Boll likewise supports regional move to embrace sustainability in economic development  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As “sustainability” becomes a buzzword among Caribbean nations alongside increased focus on climate change, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General Dr. Armstrong Alexis said his organization is seeking to enhance partnerships to assist with the move towards more…
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OECS unveils Blue Economy Strategy for sustainable economic development, job growth

World Bank-financed UBEC programme to boost jobs, economic growth in blue economies of St. Lucia, Grenada, SVG  CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA — With the blue economy constituting approximately 30 percent of the labour force in some eastern Caribbean nations, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States has partnered with the World Bank to develop a new programme…
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Trinidad’s Youth Ministry signs two memoranda of understanding for youth development programmes

One programme aims to help youngsters grow their business, the other helps them grow as individuals  PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — The nation’s youth are set to benefit from two new programmes aimed at helping them become gainfully employed in agriculture and also become productive members of society as the Ministry of Youth…
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St. Lucia signs agreement with Taiwan ROC to improve farmers’ incomes, strengthen agriculture industry

“I’m looking forward to seeing this project engage as many farmers as possible.” - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Security and Rural Development Alfred Prospere CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA — The governments of St. Lucia and Taiwan (ROC) recently signed an agreement intended to improve the lives and incomes of St. Lucian farmers and also strengthen…
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