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IDB Lab take on key Recycling Projects

IDB Lab take on key Recycling Projects in Trinidad and Tobago

Companies the world over have recognised the importance of recycling and have been altering their business practices to become more environmentally responsible. Take for instance Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream,...
Nathanael’s Forever +1 Album Launch

Nathanael’s Forever +1 Album Launch …A Celebration of Love

More than a week later, fans are still raving about Nathanael’s album launch concert - Forever +1. The fact that the event is still on the tips of many tongues will come as no...
IDB’s Grant Signing Ceremony

IDB’s Grant Signing Ceremony

On Tuesday 1st March, 2022, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) hosted a Grant Signing Ceremony, on the topic of Digital Innovations for Sustainable Environmental and Economic Recovery in Trinidad and Tobago. This project is...
Government in Digital Transformation Agenda

IDB Supports Government in Digital Transformation Agenda

Press Release: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, (Wednesday February 2nd, 2022) In collaboration with the Ministry of Public Administration, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), co-hosted a Public Sector Leadership for Digital Transformation Workshop...
11th EDF Sanitary And Phytosanitary Measures Project

11th EDF Sanitary And Phytosanitary Measures Project

Press Release: 11th EDF SPS Project training programme strengthens leadership capacity of more than 30 AHFS managers in CARIFORUM Countries Bridgetown, Barbados, 24th November 2021 (IICA): Over the past year and a half, disruptions in...
IDB Youth Forum

IDB And Heroes Host Youth Future Forum On September 2nd And 3rd

Press Release: 27th August, 2021 – Port-of-Spain. The Inter-American Development Bank and the Heroes Foundation will host a two-day virtual Future Forum on September 2nd and 3rd to connect youth leaders, industry professionals, and government...
Towards Sustainable Flood Prevention

Towards Sustainable Flood Prevention

It’s the rainy season here in the Caribbean. Although most territories possess landscapes of varying elevation, flooding remains a persistent and seemingly never-ending danger for the region. Whether to mitigate the effects of storms...

Exploration Potential In Trinidad’s Southern Basin. The View As I See It

The Southern Basin of Trinidad has produced more than three and a half (3 1/2) billion barrels of oil and an unquantifiable amount of gas from the more than thirteen thousand (13,000) wells which...
IDB Promotes Digital Transformation

IDB Promotes Digital Transformation of MSMEs

PRESS RELEASE: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, (May 14, 2021): The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility and the Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago hosted a two-day virtual...
Slow tourism industry recovery

Slow Tourism Industry Recovery Underscores Need For Key Reforms In Caribbean: IDB Report

The extreme uncertainty surrounding the tourism recovery in the Caribbean highlights the importance of boosting innovation and supporting transformations that align tourism destinations and products with post-pandemic global demand trends, according to a report...

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