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  • Bringing Growth and Health to the Grenadian Nutmeg Industry Bringing Growth and Health to the Grenadian Nutmeg Industry

  • Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Project Makes Strides in Barbados and the OECS Nov 2, 2015Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Project Makes Strides in Barbados and the OECSThe Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Project makes strides as they host training for regional partners and complete LED retrofits

  • Caribbean Innovation Flourishes Among Youth EntrepreneursCaribbean Innovation Flourishes Among Youth EntrepreneursThe Caribbean Innovation Challenge (CIC) is an international competition and business start-up accelerator program for young entrepreneurs in the Caribbean. The CIC was organized and developed by UNDP Barbados and the OECS, and the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) as part of the UNDP project Youth Innovation (Youth-IN): A Caribbean Network for Youth Development.

  • Communities on the front line as disaster managers Communities on the front line as disaster managersWhen natural hazards occur, such as hurricanes, fires, floods or earthquakes, the reality is that professional emergency response teams cannot be at the scene instantaneously. The fact is, situations arise where professionals cannot reach the community and they have to rely on themselves.

  • From Ideas to Action: Creating Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Young People From Ideas to Action: Creating Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Young PeopleRaynard Christopher Burnside, like many youth in the Caribbean, went to University with the idea that a degree would ensure him a spot in the job market, and like many young people in the Caribbean today, this did not happen.