Jamaica to benefit from US$7.52-m grant funding

Finance Minister Audley Shaw (centre) greets director, Projects Department, Caribbean Development Bank, Daniel Best at the national project launch of phase nine of the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) programme held at the Courtyard Marriott hotel in New Kingston yesterday. Looking on is Jamaica Social Investment Fund Managing Director Omar Sweeney.
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am
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Jamaica is set to benefit from an initial US$7.52 million in grant funding under the ninth cycle of the Caribbean Development Bank's (CDB) Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF 9).The money will go towards education, transportation, enterprise development, and water and sanitation, through projects implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF).