St. Vincent and the Grenadines is among three Eastern Caribbean countries that are benefiting from an infrastructure development thrust that could usher in a new era of technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship for the region.
According to Caribbean News Now, the initiative is part of the World Bank-funded Caribbean Communications Infrastructure Program (CARCIP), coordinated by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU).
A series of workshops rolling out in St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenada are intended to ensure that citizens can take full advantage of the telecommunications infrastructure upgrades.
The series aims to encourage greater innovation in the public and private sector across the Caribbean.
The inaugural workshop, which took place February 10th to 11th in St Lucia, brought together some of the region’s leading minds in the fields of entrepreneurship, information and communications technology, leadership development and innovation.
The workshop set out to stimulate new approaches to national through the application of modern technology and new ways of thinking.
The CARCIP Innovation series is taking place in Saint Vincent today and tomorrow, with a third installment scheduled for Grenada at the end of March 2014