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Key Messages:The COVID-19 pandemic has had an adverse effect on most aspects of our lives, including financial matters, and it has brought into focus the performance and resilience of the payment system, a critical enabler of financial… Read more >>
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Key MessagesThe global supply chain has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with disruptions and increased risks and costs. This situation is now exacerbated by the war in Ukraine. These… Read more >>
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KEY MESSAGESThe longstanding challenge of resilient infrastructure financing is inextricably linked to the extreme case and increasingly high cost of climate vulnerability in… Read more >>
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Key MessagesA high quality primary health care (PHC) service will reduce inequities; increase labour market participation; reduce costs; save foreign exchange; improve public health systems; and, ultimately,… Read more >>
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Key MessagesAlready one of the sickest regions per capita in the world, the pandemic is exacerbating food and nutrition insecurity in the Caribbean. Food and nutrition security helps build resilience by promoting a… Read more >>
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Key Messages:Exogenous shocks, such as the current pandemic, can lead to dramatic reversals in the socio-economic fortunes of the people of the Caribbean with far-reaching consequences. Fiscal buffers… Read more >>
Key Messages:Connectivity and digital tools have been a lifeline throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Digital transformation is essential to the recovery, resilience and transformation of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. The future of… Read more >>
Key Messages:The transformation of the economies of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union requires innovation. DCash is a major innovation. As a faster, cheaper and safer alternative to physical cash and other payment options, DCash offers a… Read more >>