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UNDP Rethinking Tourism and MSMEs in times of COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 in the Tourism sector is having a suffocating effect in the Eastern Caribbean economies.  


UNDP strengthens the capacity of Dominica’s female farmers in Disaster Management

Female farmers in Dominica are receiving much needed support through one of the microfinance initiatives under the Strengthening Disaster Management Capacity of Women in the Cooperative Republic of…  


Phase 2 of the EU-Funded Housing Project in Barbuda Begins

Phase 2 of the European Union (EU) funded Housing Support to Barbuda Project has officially commenced.  


Seventh Phase of GEF-SGP launched in Dominica

Dominican communities can play a pivotal role in increasing the island’s resilience and building forward better – this is the focus of the UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme…  


UNDP Supports the Acceleration of Access to Justice in Light of COVID-19 Restrictions

UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Judicial Education Institute and UWI has launched a 10-day training programme on mediation as an…  


UNDP merges Social Protection and Disaster Risk Management in new assessment tool

With the increasing vulnerability of the Caribbean region to crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters, it has become even more important to have a social protection system in place  


Blue Economy pivotal in building forward better in the region

UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean in collaboration with UN partners and the governments of Barbados, Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines are leveraging the Blue Economy as a driver for…  


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:…  


UNDP Support MSMEs in Grenada During COVID-19

Economic recovery is paramount if Caribbean countries are to rebound from the COVID-19 crisis.  


UNDP and the Government of BVI sign MoU to Strengthen Cooperation

“Strengthening partnerships towards the achievement of sustainable development in the Caribbean, in times of COVID-19 and beyond”  

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