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Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago

In Trinidad and Tobago, the Bank has a single pillar country strategy focused on digital transformation for sustainable and inclusive economic growth as it supports the government with its digital transformation in post pandemic times across various sectors such as health, infrastructure, water and sanitation.

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The 2021-2025 Country Strategy aims to support the implementation of the country’s digital transformation agenda to achieve more sustainable and inclusive growth—the first pillar of the country’s medium-and long-term post-pandemic development plan. The new strategy focuses on one main area: digitalization to support economic transformation. It also pursues three strategic objectives:

(i) improving the business environment to enable digital transformation;

(ii) expanding the use of digital tools for improving educational outcomes and digital skills;

(iii) and enhancing the delivery of services.

Carina Cockburn Representante país Trinidad y Tobago. Desarrollo Social - Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo - BID
Carina Natiche Cockburn
Representative
IDBTrinidad@iadb.org

 

Our team on the Ground

Address: 17 Alexandra Street, St. Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad y Tobago

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 68, Port of Spain, Trinidad y Tobago

(T) (1-868) 822-6400

(F) (868) 622-6047

Country representation

Executive Director: Robert Lennard Le Hunte

ALTERNATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR(S):

  • Navita Anganu

ELECTED BY: Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

Total Contribution: 12,320,400

Number of votes: 61,379

of the institution's ownership

IDB Lab Invests in Electric Vehicles in Trinidad and Tobago to Reduce Emissions
IDB Lab, the innovation and venture laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group), will invest reimbursable and non-reimbursable financing in the startup GoElectricTT to launch a new business model that aims to catalyze the adoption of electric vehicles in Trinidad and Tobago. G...
February 26, 2024
IDB Group and Caribbean Governors Discuss Climate Resilience and Integration
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) held its XII Annual Consultation with the Governors of IDB Caribbean member countries on February 23-24 in Georgetown, Guyana. The gathering was part of preparations for the IDB and IDB Invest Annual Meetings, which will take...
February 24, 2024
IDB Report Outlines Progress and Challenges in Managing Public Debt in the Caribbean
Public debt load in the Caribbean has fallen sharply to near pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which urges governments to continue on the path of prudent debt management, given uncertain global risks.  The publication reveals that the average...
January 18, 2024
Mar 13, 2024
Revisiting the Unsolicited Proposals mechanism and its contribution to infrastructure development: The challenge of innovation, efficiency, and international best practices.
04:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Chile - Other
Mar 14, 2024
Code4Dev: Learn to deploy the opensource tool SunScanIDB
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
United States - Washington, D.C.
Feb 29, 2024
Report presentation: Agrifood trade in Latin America and the Caribbean
05:00 AM - 06:30 AM
A Journey into the Blue Economy of Tobago
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Study on Green Hydrogen in Trinidad and Tobago
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Partnering for a Resilient Caribbean
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IDB Cheer Fair in Trinidad & Tobago
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Enough Equipment for Everyone
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IDB PrAISE Awards 2022 in Trinidad & Tobago
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The Caribbean of 2040: vibrant economies where people are safe, productive and happy
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A blue urban agenda for the Caribbean: adapting to climate change in the coastal cities
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What is the Inter-American Development Bank? Financial and technical to improve lives in LAC
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Strategy and Projects

Like all the shareholders, Trinidad and Tobago appoints a Governor, who represents the country on the Board of Governors.

For day-to-day business at the Bank's Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Trinidad and Tobago is represented by a chair on the Board of Executive Directors. The chair, shared with BahamasBarbadosGuyana and Jamaica, is headed by an Executive Director, who is elected to a three-year term by the Governors of Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica.

Country strategies remain valid for one year beyond the stated period, as they remain active throughout the preparation of the following strategy.   

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IDB Group Country Strategy with Trinidad and Tobago 2021-2025
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Project Number Sector Projects Financing Project Status Approval Date
TT-L1069 TRANSPORT Digital Transformation for Climate Resilient Infrastructure in Trinidad and Tobago 80,000,000 Preparation
TT-T1157 OTHER Action Plan C&D 290,280 Implementation
TT-T1150 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT GoElectricTT 922,432 Implementation
TT-T1155 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Precision Cybersecurity: Accessible cybersecurity for small enterprises 501,000 Implementation
TT-T1151 AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT EcoMicro: ANSA Merchant Bank Limited Green Finance for the Agriculture Sector in Trinidad and Tobago 428,600 Implementation
TT-T1153 ENERGY Accelerating Decarbonization Activities in Trinidad and Tobago Preparation
TT-L1066 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Precision Cybersecurity: Accessible cybersecurity for small enterprises 1,700,000 Implementation
TT-T1156 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Knowledge exchange for strengthening the Tobago Tourism Cluster: The Experience of the Treasure Beach Cluster in Jamaica 20,000 Implementation
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The 2021-2025 Country Strategy aims to support the implementation of the country’s digital transformation agenda to achieve more sustainable and inclusive growth—the first pillar of the country’s medium-and long-term post-pandemic development plan. The new strategy focuses on one main area: digitalization to support economic transformation. It also pursues three strategic objectives:

(i) improving the business environment to enable digital transformation;

(ii) expanding the use of digital tools for improving educational outcomes and digital skills;

(iii) and enhancing the delivery of services.

Carina Cockburn Representante país Trinidad y Tobago. Desarrollo Social - Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo - BID
Carina Natiche Cockburn
Representative
IDBTrinidad@iadb.org

 

Our team on the Ground

Address: 17 Alexandra Street, St. Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad y Tobago

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 68, Port of Spain, Trinidad y Tobago

(T) (1-868) 822-6400

(F) (868) 622-6047

Country representation

Executive Director: Robert Lennard Le Hunte

ALTERNATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR(S):

  • Navita Anganu

ELECTED BY: Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

Total Contribution: 12,320,400

Number of votes: 61,379

of the institution's ownership

IDB Lab Invests in Electric Vehicles in Trinidad and Tobago to Reduce Emissions
IDB Lab, the innovation and venture laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group), will invest reimbursable and non-reimbursable financing in the startup GoElectricTT to launch a new business model that aims to catalyze the adoption of electric vehicles in Trinidad and Tobago. G...
February 26, 2024
IDB Group and Caribbean Governors Discuss Climate Resilience and Integration
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) held its XII Annual Consultation with the Governors of IDB Caribbean member countries on February 23-24 in Georgetown, Guyana. The gathering was part of preparations for the IDB and IDB Invest Annual Meetings, which will take...
February 24, 2024
IDB Report Outlines Progress and Challenges in Managing Public Debt in the Caribbean
Public debt load in the Caribbean has fallen sharply to near pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which urges governments to continue on the path of prudent debt management, given uncertain global risks.  The publication reveals that the average...
January 18, 2024
Mar 13, 2024
Revisiting the Unsolicited Proposals mechanism and its contribution to infrastructure development: The challenge of innovation, efficiency, and international best practices.
04:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Chile - Other
Mar 14, 2024
Code4Dev: Learn to deploy the opensource tool SunScanIDB
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
United States - Washington, D.C.
Feb 29, 2024
Report presentation: Agrifood trade in Latin America and the Caribbean
05:00 AM - 06:30 AM
A Journey into the Blue Economy of Tobago
Learn More
Study on Green Hydrogen in Trinidad and Tobago
Learn More
Partnering for a Resilient Caribbean
Learn More
IDB Cheer Fair in Trinidad & Tobago
Learn More
Enough Equipment for Everyone
Learn More
IDB PrAISE Awards 2022 in Trinidad & Tobago
Learn More
The Caribbean of 2040: vibrant economies where people are safe, productive and happy
Learn More
A blue urban agenda for the Caribbean: adapting to climate change in the coastal cities
Learn More
How are Caribbean cities responding to climate change?
Learn More
What is the Inter-American Development Bank? Financial and technical to improve lives in LAC
Learn More
Strategy and Projects

Like all the shareholders, Trinidad and Tobago appoints a Governor, who represents the country on the Board of Governors.

For day-to-day business at the Bank's Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Trinidad and Tobago is represented by a chair on the Board of Executive Directors. The chair, shared with BahamasBarbadosGuyana and Jamaica, is headed by an Executive Director, who is elected to a three-year term by the Governors of Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica.

Country strategies remain valid for one year beyond the stated period, as they remain active throughout the preparation of the following strategy.   

hands
IDB Group Country Strategy with Trinidad and Tobago 2021-2025
Download
Project Number Sector Projects Financing Project Status Approval Date
TT-L1069 TRANSPORT Digital Transformation for Climate Resilient Infrastructure in Trinidad and Tobago 80,000,000 Preparation
TT-T1157 OTHER Action Plan C&D 290,280 Implementation
TT-T1150 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT GoElectricTT 922,432 Implementation
TT-T1155 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Precision Cybersecurity: Accessible cybersecurity for small enterprises 501,000 Implementation
TT-T1151 AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT EcoMicro: ANSA Merchant Bank Limited Green Finance for the Agriculture Sector in Trinidad and Tobago 428,600 Implementation
TT-T1153 ENERGY Accelerating Decarbonization Activities in Trinidad and Tobago Preparation
TT-L1066 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Precision Cybersecurity: Accessible cybersecurity for small enterprises 1,700,000 Implementation
TT-T1156 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Knowledge exchange for strengthening the Tobago Tourism Cluster: The Experience of the Treasure Beach Cluster in Jamaica 20,000 Implementation
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