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Bahamas blue economy to benefit from $200 million IDB boost

IDB estimates blue economy indirectly contributes to up to 50 percent of Bahamas’ GDP, up to 73 percent of employment  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Nearly 2,000 people employed in the blue economy are set to benefit from a $200 million policy-based guarantee (PBG) recently approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). While the blue economy is…
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Caribbean Development Bank chief touts potential of blue economy

Dr. Gene Leon encourages region to maximize benefits from one of its most abundant resources BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) President Dr. Hyginus “Gene” Leon highlighted the potential economic benefits the region stands to gain by embracing the various direct and indirect employment that encompass the blue economy. In a recent round table…
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St. Kitts & Nevis workers turn to fishing amid tourism shutdown

Dept. of Marine Resources officials note fishing and farming are good ways for Kittians & Nevisians to earn extra income and provide for their families  BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS & NEVIS — Director of the Department of Marine Resources Dr. Marc Williams said there has been a substantial increase in the number of people turning to…
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