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A Community Development Practitioners Workshop was held here today, to focus on improving inclusive Disaster Risk Management through strengthened Community-based Organizations. The workshop was hosted jointly by the Ministry of National Mobilization and Social Development and the Caribbean Development Bank. The session was held at the National Emergency Management Organisation {NEMO} Conference Room, began at… Continue Reading →


The Caribbean Development Bank, CDB, has again made it clear that  there had been no finding by the Bank of fraud or corruption in declaring the mis-procurement in relation to the Yara-baqua River Defence Project in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The issue was discussed, during a meeting here this month involving President of the… Continue Reading →


The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is receiving assistance in improving this country’s rural roads, through the  Caribbean Development Bank, CDB and the European Union, EU.                      The CDB has entered into a delegation agreement with the European Union, to administer the Road Management and Rural Road Improvement Programme here. The programme will be… Continue Reading →

Jackson – Public Policy Analysis and Management

The Public Policy Analysis and Management Training Programme currently being conducted here for Senior Public Officers is expected to result in behaviour change and improved efficiency in the Public Service. The point was made by Director General of Finance and Planning Edmund Jackson, as he delivered remarks at the opening session on Monday, saying it… Continue Reading →


Residents of Lauders were in a celebratory mood, following the official opening yesterday afternoon of the Lauders Community Road, which was constructed at a cost of 643-thousand dollars. The road was constructed by the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Caribbean Development Bank, through the Basic Needs Trust Fund, BNTF. Addressing yesterday… Continue Reading →

Basic Needs Trust Fund LAUNCH

The Basic Needs Trust Fund, BNTF, will launch its 9th Programme at a ceremony to be held at the NIS Conference Centre tomorrow. The ceremony will be held under the theme: Partnering Against Poverty and will hear remarks from Minister of Agriculture Forestry Fisheries Rural Transformation Industry and Labour, Saboto Ceasar, and Minister of Finance,… Continue Reading →