Episode 33- Aired Monday 26th February 2018
In a region prone to the ravages of hurricanes and earthquakes, recovery requires stakeholder consensus, lots of money, international support, and time. Ronald Jackson, executive director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, explains the role it plays in providing the technical and financial support needed to help countries in the region to get back on their feet.
After a 2016 Price Waterhouse Coopers report suggested that the National Entrepreneurship Development Company(NEDCo), struggling with 224 million dollars in non-performing loans and accumulated debt, needed to re-visit its business model, chairman, Clarry Benn, describes the transition to a renewed mandate.
Finally on the program, Microsoft’s Trinidad & Tobago’s Country Manager Raquel Moses, expands on multi-million dollar initiatives to allow small businesses to compete on the world stage, and the role of digital platforms in advancing health and education.