Caribbean Growth Forum Launched in Dominica
A high level conference on economic growth and development got underway at the Fort Young Hotel on Friday March 15, 2013.
Several stakeholders including members of the private and public sectors and civil society have gathered to talk about the key factors that have the greatest potential to increase growth in Dominica and the rest of the Caribbean.
The special meeting to sensitize the public on the Caribbean Growth Forum initiative is part of a two-year regional platform which will take into consideration the economic challenges facing small island states in the region.
Participants will discuss ways to strengthen the investment climate, upgrade education and develop skills, improve competitiveness and generate higher paying jobs.
They will also discuss key actions needed to improve logistics and connectivity especially by making key infrastructure like information technology, transportation and electricity more affordable and efficient.