‘Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development’. This was the official theme chosen by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for World Food Day 2017.
In the aftermath of Tropical Storm, Bret, the Bank attempted to contact its 1,719 clients to determine whether they were affected and to ascertain the assistance and/or relief that could be provided by the ADB. All of the clientele were contacted with 280 clients confirming that they were negatively impacted by the weather conditions.
Trinidad and Tobago joined over 160 countries around the world to celebrate “Global Entrepreneurship Week”, (GEW) the largest global celebration of innovators and job creators, who launch start-ups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare. During one week each November, thousands of events and competitions around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors, and even investors. November 14th – 20th officially marked GEW T&T 2016 with the national theme “Diversification Through Entrepreneurship,” targetingyouths under age 35. ADB partnered with GEW T&T lead organization Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) to host the Agriculture event, one of five (5) focus areas identified for the national conversation on diversification.