Canada Supports Business Development in Caribbean Nations

The Canadian International Development Agency has allocated 600 million Canadian dollars (USD568 million) to help boost business and trade in the Caribbean nations,

reports. The funds will support three projects that aim to increase the countries' trade competitiveness and disaster-preparedness as well as train new leaders that could realize the region's long-held vision of economic integration.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.