Eleven Caribbean projects selected for European funding

Caribbean News Now:-GOSIER, Guadeloupe — The second selection committee for the Interreg Caribbean Program 2014-2020 has made public the list of the 11 regional projects eligible for European funding.

Many countries in the Caribbean will benefit from these projects, as follows:

1. TEECA: Set up a trade facilitation team and improve knowledge on existing financing solutions in the Caribbean area in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS);

2. PAIRE: Develop an action plan to facilitate cooperation between the Caribbean air transport operators in partnership with Antigua, Dominica, St Maarten and LIAT;

3. OSAIN: To identify and promote the medicinal plants of the Caribbean in partnership with Belize, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica and Puerto Rico;

4. RECAVAC: Supporting cocoa farmers in partnership with Haiti

5. RADAR: Installation of a weather radar system in St Maarten;

6. PREST: Creation of an earth/sea geophysical observatory in partnership with Haiti, Cuba and the University of the West Indies;

7. CARIFORTS: Creation of a network of forts and fortifications of the Caribbean in partnership with Antigua, Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico, St Kitts and St Eustatius;

8. CARI’MAM: Networking of marine protected areas dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals in the Greater Caribbean in partnership with Bonaire, Cuba, Dominican Republic and the Turks and Caicos Islands;

9. OSATOURC: Creation of an international network of popular and traditional music of the Caribbean, in partnership with Cuba, Dominica, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago;

10. CARIBIX: Develop Internet exchange points in the Caribbean in partnership with St Maarten and Trinidad;

11. CAP 3D: 3D creative mobility project in partnership with the University of Trinidad and Tobago.

The total budget of the Interreg Caraibes Program 2014/2020 is €85.7 million. The next selection committee will meet in September 2017 to study new projects.

1 Comment

  1. Anonymous
    June 9, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    so the europeans can steal the idea behind the medicinal plants create them in green houses and sell it back to you people as pills. and they will be like they helping you all out. they want knowledge for free. typical white people! they have been doing it for centuries. let your medical knowledge be known to you and profit from it . choops turn!

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