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Grantee:  CERMES, University of the West Indies

Beneficiary Countries:  Barbados and OECS countries

Duration: 2 years (July 2011-December 2013)

Funding to date: $767,350

Objective:  To develop teaching and research related to Climate Change with an emphasis on cross-sectoral adaptation including short courses in climate change, to upgrade the Centre’s existing physical infrastructure to support the region. 

 

Grantees: The Secretariat of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States; the University of the West Indies’ Center for Resource Management and Environmental Studies; the Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology; the Government of Barbados.

Beneficiary Countries: Barbados, St. Kitts & Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Grenada.

Duration:  5 years (2011-2015).

Funding to date: $2.5 million

Total Projected investment:  $20 million.

 

 

Grantee:  Grenada Cocoa Association

Duration: 15 months (May 2012 to June 30, 2013)

Funding to date:  $173, 968

Beneficiary Countries:  Grenada

Objective:  To improve youth workforce development by supporting training programs to transition youth-at-risk into productive employment.

 

Grantee:  Caribbean Examination Council (CXC)

Duration:  3 years (September 2012-September 2015)

Funding to date:  $1,559,647

Total Investment: $4,215,714

Beneficiary Countries:  Barbados & OECS

 

Grantee:  Education Development Center Inc.

Duration: August 2011 to August 2013

Funding to date: $2,405,700

Total Investment: $2,600,000

Beneficiary Countries:  Guyana

Objective: To provide support for the implementation of the Skills and Knowledge for Youth Employment Program”

 

Grantee:  Prince’s Youth Business International.

Duration:  3 years (April 2012 to March 2015).

Funding to date: $693,497 (DA)

Total Investment - $2 million.

Beneficiary Countries:  Barbados, St. Vincent & Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica and Antigua & Barbuda.

 

Grantee:  Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAW).

Duration:  3 years (April 2012 – April 2015).

Funding to date: $1.07 million (DA)

Total Investment - $2.4 million.

Beneficiary Countries:  Barbados, St. Vincent & Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica and Antigua & Barbuda., Grenada and St. Kitts & Nevis.

 

Grantee:  The American Council on Education/ Office of Higher Education for Development (ACE/HED)

Sub-Grantee: Indiana University in partnership with the Cave Hill School of business/University of the West Indies (CHSB/UWI)

Duration:  5 years (October 2010 to September 2014)

Funding to date: $1.0 million (DA – USAID/Barbados and USAID/E3)

Total Projected investment - $1.7 million

Beneficiary Countries:  Barbados initially and OECS countries

 

 

Grantee:  The International Youth Foundation

Local Sub-Grantees:  Antigua & Barbuda: Gilbert Agricultural Rural Development Center.  Grenada: T. A. Marryshow Community College, Grenada Industrial Development Cooperation and NEWLO.  St. Lucia: A consortium of the National Skills Development Center/RISE/CARE and the BELfund.

Duration:  5 years (September 2008 to September 2013)

Funding to date: $5,000,000 (DA and CBSI)

Total Projected Investment - $5.0 million

 

Grantee: CARICOM/PANCAP

Duration: 3 years (FY2011 - FY2014)

Total Projected Investment: $300K annually ($1.5 mil over 5 years)

Funding Source: USAID/Barbados- (GHCS-USAID Account)

Countries: OECS

Objective: To enhance the ability of the PANCAP Program Coordinating Unit (PCU) to conduct its core functions in support of the execution, coordination and management of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework.

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Last updated: October 27, 2014