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Fix regional connectivity – CDB President


by Marlon Madden (Barbados Today) President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Dr Gene Leon is calling for urgent improvement in the region’s air, sea and land infrastructure in order to maximise economic development.

He issued the call while pointing to the need for increased investment in and development of the region’s digital infrastructure and acknowledging that the development needed would require both public and private sector involvement.

“As a matter of urgency, the region must improve infrastructure for air, marine, and road transportation to maximise opportunities for production as well as global and intra-regional trade in goods and services. Governments cannot do it [alone], we need partnerships because if it is done it will redound to the benefit of all,” said Leon.

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