Launch of new USD 5.1 million programme to assess poverty in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, will launch a USD 2.8 million programme that will help its Borrowing Member Countries in the OECS better measure poverty to drive national and regional development.

In addition to OECS countries, the Enhanced Country Poverty Assessment Programme will support other countries in the Caribbean Region in improving their capacity in poverty measurement through USD 1.38 million in CDB funding.