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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) continues to pump millions of dollars into Barbados as part of its Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme (SGP).

On Friday, members of the SGP National Steering Committee, including members of UNICEF, the UNDP partnership for action on the green economy, the University of the West Indies and the media on project site visits.

National coordinator David Bynoe said the object was to fund youth-oriented projects which could benefit Barbados economically, environmentally and socially.

“Over the last five years alone, we have disbursed more than US$8 million in cash and in-kind financing. Normally, we provide funding in key focal areas . . . . The majority of our projects are targeted towards young people and are youth-led,” he said. (CA)

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