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Volunteerism Goes a Long Way: ReGeneration in T&T

In May 2018 an interesting project began to quietly take root in northeast Trinidad, most specifically at the National Quarries Company Limited (NQCL) Sand and Gravel quarry site in Sangre Grande. The project kicked off...
Winners with Mrs Rowley, Minsiter, AFETT Pres and BATT VP & Director

Women celebrated at AFETT’s IWD

“As a country and most importantly as a people, we need to – individually and collectively - do our part to ensure gender perspectives in all spheres, thereby promoting the full and equal participation of men and women in the development process.”
Digital Privacy

Your Privacy In The Digital Era

Are you a user of social media? Odds are that 1 in every 5 people reading this has a Facebook profile and is an active user of that social network. We need to talk about your rights, particularly your privacy rights in cyberspace. In today’s world after all, what happens online also carries ramifications for lives and events offline as well.
ICT investment

Creating A Regional Beacon For ICT

It's worth noting that ICT based learning does not wholly encompass areas such as programming or being an on-site tech/admin.
Impact Investing

Demystifying Impact Investing

Many persons within the traditional financial portfolio schemes will consider impact investing and philanthropy as the same concept. However, for Robert Rubenstein and many other out of the box financial advisors, clearly understand that there is a sharp difference between the two with very different measurable outcomes to the investor and the society at large.
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Hanging Gardens for San Juan, Puerto Rico

A 22-year old young man’s dream of transforming the agriculture sector within the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico is becoming a reality, as Jose A. Molinelli Gonzalez recently won an investment grant of 7,500 euros from Youth Time International Movement in Paris, France for a project in which he hopes to introduce urban farming within an old building in his city using hydroponic systems.
technology and farming

Its Time We Consider A 21st Century Brand Of Farming

If I told you that we needed more technology introduced into our agricultural pursuits what would come to mind? You may not be faulted in drumming up mental images of large scale, sprawling farms with a heavy emphasis on mechanization and industrialized processes. However, while that is one avenue, there are others which offer a far more cost effective and compact approach. Would the yields be the same though? Would the quality of produce be better or worse? Let’s delve more into the topic and find out ourselves.
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International Men’s Day

The Men’s movement is and will continue to be crucial to not only highlight issues affecting men, but to promote responsible masculinity.
Digital

Why T&T Should Focus On ICT Now More Than Ever

Can everyone be a Digital Age entrepreneur? In a nation where dependence on mineral resources is no longer possible due to changing economic...Read more...
financial disaster

Preparing for A Financial Disaster

As with many natural disasters, financial upheavals can be disruptive and sudden, striking unexpectedly. However, with a proactive and prudent approach to financial management, the agonizing effects can surely be minimized.

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