Point Fortin Borough Corporation
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The Trade and Economic Development Unit,
Department of Economics,
The University of the West Indies,
St. Augustine,Trinidad and Tobago

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First Exchange Trip - FOROMIC 2012 Conference
 The FOROMIC Conference is the world‟s leading forum for supporting and financing SMEs micro-enterprises, and small farmers in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference entitled “Unlocking Entrepreneurship: Towards Innovative Solutions” was held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, Barbados on the 1st - 3rd October 2012. Undoubtedly, the theme of this conference overlapped somewhat with the objectives of the Localized Economic Development (LED) project. In light of this, the Trade and economic Development Unit (TEDU) acknowledged the importance of attending this event. Download PDF


First LED workshop Report
 This report summarizes the first Localized Economic Development Workshop entitled Building Capacity for Local Economic Development, held on the 24th, 25th, 26th of October 2012 at the Point Fortin Borough Corporation. The workshop was held as part of the wider Localized Economic Development Project, Developing and Implementing a Localized Economic Development (LED) Framework for Regions with Extractive Industries, currently being implemented by the Trade and Economic Development Unit. Download PDF


Forming Steering Committee and Sub Committees
UWI logo Over the past decade, Atlantic has been the most prominent (public or private) investment in the Southwest peninsula and has captured the attention and trust of the surrounding community through its social and economic interventions undertaken as a key element of its Corporate Social Responsibility program. Download PDF


Building Capacity for LED - Manual for Workshop 1
UWI logo Atlantic has recognized that its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities have limited sustainability and impact on improving the economic performance of the Southwest Peninsula region and in recognition of the finite nature of its operations as an extractive industry has sought to partner with MIF as a development agency to make a more sustainable and higher impact investment to benefit its host community and surrounding areas.Download PDF