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The IDB partners with the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to build the first climate-smart zone

IDB’s US$1billion commitment to climate-smart investments The President of the Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno and Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson hosted the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator launch, on August 9 at 12PM EST at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus Assembly Hall Kingston, Jamaica. The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) also joined us at the event. The live broadcast brought to you by UWI TV has concluded. The deadly havoc that was caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 posed huge challenges to many Caribbean countries. While the Caribbean has historical