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UN COVID-19 Assessment for BVI recommends path to recovery

‘Expanded income support, the provision of liquidity for small businesses to preserve jobs and the design and implementation of gender responsive social policy’ are just three of the recommendations…  

UN COVID-19 Assessment for Barbados proposes low-cost Internet for recovery

Greater support for the informal sector and expanding social protection systems are just two of the recommendations outlined in the new UN Human and Economic Impact AssessmenT (HEAT) Report for…  

COVID-19 Impact Assessment for Anguilla

A combination of enhanced social protection investment, government guarantees to catalyse liquidity support for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and the establishment of a shelter for…  

Eastern Caribbean Human and Economic Impact Assessments

The report outlines a number of recommendations including: expanding the time frame for COVID-19 related unemployment benefits and covering the newly unemployed.  

Social Protection Critical to the COVID-19 Response says United Nations

Improving social protection systems through policies that empower the vulnerable and reduce inequality is paramount for sustainable development in a post-COVID-19 world.  

Launch of e-Series on Post-COVID-19 Economic Response

As the region faces unprecedented levels of unemployment, reduced revenues and loss of foreign direct investment due to the COVID-19 crisis, the United Nations Sub-Regional Team for Barbados and the…  

Fisherfolk and Farmers Going Digital

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

Farming and Fishing Digitally

A webinar for farmers and fisherfolk in response to the COVID-19 crisis  


#eFUTURE provides a step by step guide to help businesses re-tool and discover new ways to reach customers. This resource is provided through 6 guides below which featuring practical tips and simple…  

UNDP Eastern Caribbean Hackathon
Jobs and Lives after COVID-19

COVID-19 is an unprecedented global crisis that threatens to dismantle the progress made towards development in the region.  

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