Tag Archives: sustainable development

World Bank loan could mean more jobs in Barbados

$100 million investment will go towards sustainable development opportunities BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — There could be a wealth of new blue and green economy jobs in Barbados in the near future thanks to a new World Bank loan. Just this month, the World Bank provided USD $100 million (over BBD $200 million) in financing to support…
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Tourism needs sustainable development to achieve full economic potential after COVID

ILO says tourism can be significant stepping stone for region’s workers but only if well-regulated and sustainably developed  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Tourism is a multifaceted industry with the potential to elevate even the most marginalized worker to high-earning positions, but it needs sustainable development if it is to achieve its full potential in the aftermath…
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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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