Caribbean must be environmentally and fiscally resilient – World Bank

The Caribbean must work together to be both environmentally and fiscally resilient, Jorge Familiar, Vice President of the World Bank for Latin America and the Caribbean has said.

Addressing the launch of the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator at the University of the West Indies, Mona, on August 9, 2018, Familiar said that in addition to being Climate Smart, the region should also try to manage resources and save during the good times so that they can confront the bad times.

The Accelerator programme, launched by Familiar, the Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness; Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Airlines and Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter American Development Bank, brings together a coalition of over 26 countries dedicated to promoting climate-smart action and making the…

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