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Friday, 01 June 2018

Caribbean women in business to showcase at EDD 2018

Caribbean Export will showcase at Europe’s leading forum on international cooperation and development, European Development Days (EDD) bringing greater publicity to their women focused programme Women Empowered through Export (WE-Xport). WE-Xport was launched in March of this year with the aim of supporting women-owned businesses to grow through assisting in their development to either start exporting or increase their exports. Nineteen businesses have been selected to participate in the programme and are expected to focus on exporting their products and services primarily to the European Union, utilising the benefits of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement. The participation of Caribbean Export together with two participants of WE-Xport; EcoFarms from Jamaica and Sugar Town Organics from St Kitts and Nevis will bring focus to the Agency’s work with the European Union and specifically the Agency’s focus on female entrepreneurs under the 11th EDF Regional Private Sector Development Programme.

Source: caribbeannewsnow.com