The latest developments on the UK-Caribbean Infrastructure Fund

Date: Thursday, 30 June 2016

Time: 10.00-12.00

Venue: Central London

In collaboration with British Expertise International, the Caribbean council is organizing a meeting in London with the lead officials at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) responsible for the delivery of the £300m UK Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UKCIF).

At the meeting, the CDB will provide UK firms with important information on the progress of current UKCIF pipeline of projects; and explain more about their procurement guidelines and how CDB works with countries and private sector partners.

The session will be led by:

  • Andrew Dupigny, Head of the UKCIF, an engineer and former head of the Economic Infrastructure Division, Caribbean Development Bank
  • Douglas Fraser, procurement specialist and Head of Procurement, Caribbean Development Bank

Background on the UKCIF

The UKCIF provides grant funding for infrastructure projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Montserrat.

Qualifying projects include bridges; sea defences; seaports; airports; water/sanitation/wastewater and irrigation.

The Fund is intended to encourage growth in these countries while leading to improved livelihoods, poverty reduction and safer conditions for citizens. CDB is the implementing partner for the Fund.  More information about the Fund can be found on the Caribbean Council’s website.

Registration and fee

Tickets to the event are available to Non-Members at a rate of £150 + VAT. Please register here.

Discounts are available for members.

Please contact isadora.forcen@caribbean-council.org if you have any questions or call +44 207 583 8739.