DIVERSIFICATION STRATEGY AND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
The overall objective of this project is to contribute to the economic diversification and prosperity of Caribbean OCTs by improving the competitiveness of SMEs in the territories. Further, the assignment seeks to strengthen the capacity of Governments of the Caribbean OCTs to service the business sector by reviewing and improving the regulatory framework and business enabling environment to stimulate the competitiveness of SMEs in the territories.
Beneficiary countries Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) - Anguilla, Aruba, Bonaire, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Montserrat, Saba, St. Bartholomew, St. Eustatius, Sint Maarten, the British Virgin Islands, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Deputy Regional Authorizing Officer (DRAO) for the Caribbean OCT’s
GENDER SENSITIVE SERVICES STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, Commerce and Information Technology
The objective of this consultancy is the development of a results-based Services Sector Strategy and Action Plan, with related Budget, that promotes inclusive growth, is gender-responsive and focuses on the service industries identified as having export potential.
Beneficiary Country - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
LABOUR MARKET NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND LABOUR MARKET STRATEGY
Government of Montserrat, West Indies
Ministry of Communications, Works and Labour
The objective of this study was to provide a labour market needs assessment (LMNA) and Labour Market Strategy (inclusive of an implementation plan) for the Government of Montserrat. The assessment provided a baseline analyses of the supply of skills and the labour market demands in Montserrat.
Beneficiary Country - Montserrat
SURVEY OF LEGAL EDUCATION IN THE CARICOM REGION
IMPACT Justice, Caribbean Law Institute Centre, Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
The objective of this study is to revisit the “West Indian System” to see how thinking has changed since it was designed in the 1960s and determine whether the existing system of legal education in the region is adequately meeting the needs of the region.
Beneficiary Countries - Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago
DEVELOPMENT OF EXPORT COMPETITIVENESS INDEX FOR CARIFORUM MEMBER STATES
Caribbean Export Development Agency
This study examined all the export sectors for goods and services in CARIFORUM and developed an index of export competitiveness which can be used by all countries. It involved examining other indices, conducting workshops, developing criteria and indicators.
Beneficiary Country - Policy Makers in CARIFORUM Member States
DEVELOPMENT OF INTRA-CSME RIGHT OF ESTABLISHMENT REGIME: COMPLETE DEVELOPMENT OF ONLINE COMPANY REGISTRY AMONG 12 MEMBER STATES
This study focused on completing baseline research to determine status of the system in company registries across CARICOM and conducting user acceptance testing after system development.
Beneficiary Country - All CARICOM Member States
DEVELOPMENT OF FRAMEWORK AND PLAN OF ACTION FOR SINGLE REGISTRATION OF SERVICES PROFESSIONALS
The purpose of this consultancy is to develop a framework for the single registration of professionals in CARIFORUM Member States (CARICOM Member States and the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic) as well as the strategy and action plan for implementation.
Beneficiary Countries - Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Haiti, Jamaica, and Suriname, Bahamas and Dominican Republic
Project Management Unit for the TradeCom II
The overall objective of this Consultancy is to contribute to the sustainable economic development, social progression and poverty reduction in the OECS countries through closer regional integration and increased participation in the global economy.
Beneficiary Countries - OECS Member States
Caribbean Export Development Agency
The overall objective of this Consultancy is to facilitate increased exports to EU markets through improved understanding and utilization of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA, and converting market access opportunities to greater market penetration for CARIFORUM Firms.
Beneficiary Countries - CARIFORUM Member States