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Accelerator Lab at a Glance

The mission of The Accelerator Lab for Barbados and Eastern Caribbean is to promote out-of-the-box thinking and experimentation; supporting Small Island Developing States (SIDS). This is done with a…  


2020 Human Development Report: Reframing Development in the “Age of Humans”

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to the 2020 Human Development Report, The Next Frontier:…  



Barbados Blue Economy Scoping Study

The increasing potential of the Blue Economy in Barbados as a sustainable approach to diversify the economy and create jobs is one of the key messages highlighted by the recent rapid Blue Economy…  



After Lockdown: A Planet Needing Reinvention

Our endeavour should be to not return to the high consumption, high emissions, high pollution, high waste, high inequality patterns of yesterday. Small steps are only superficial makeup. Having peeked…  


Climate Promise to Meet the Challenge in the Caribbean

The urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic overshadows countries as they work feverishly to expand social protection systems.  


Fisherfolk and Farmers Going Digital

This involves a strong push towards digitizing MSME operations under the #eFUTURE initiative launched last week.  


Accelerator Lab Blogs


Blue Economy Innovator Speed Dating

The UNDP Accelerator Lab for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean hosted its second “Coffee Morning” event on March 13, 2020 at TEN Habitat, a local co-working and entrepreneurial space.  

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