Jamaican Finance Minister Appeals for Stronger IDB Support

Jamaican Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw has urged the Inter-American Development Bank to provide his country with an expanded development assistance package aimed at agriculture and energy investments, according to

. Shaw highlighted Jamaica's fresh and processed food sectors as having vast potential for development. He also called attention to greater support for the country's energy sector.

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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.