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DAY 2 - NOVEMBER 22, 2019

Friday

J W MARRIOTT


MAKING CLIMATE-SMART INVESTMENTS IN THE CARIBBEAN

OPENING PLENARY

H.E. RIYAD INSANALLY

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Ambassador of the 

Republic of Guyana

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ROUNDTABLE 4

THE FOOD-ENERGY-WATER NEXUS

The goal of this session is to review lessons learned and layout business opportunities and challenges needed to be met in order to take advantage of such opportunities across all aspects of the ecosystem.

ROUNDTABLE 4

JERRY C. BUTLER

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Chairman
Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum    (CREF)

MAFALDA DUARTE

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Climate Smart Investments

World Bank

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ROUNDTABLE 5

New Modes of FINANCE & FINTECH

The goal of this session is to explore interest in new options for private sector finance for Smart

Agriculture Value Chain Food-Energy-Water Nexus including impact investment, block chain,

crowdfunding etc.

ROUNDTABLE 5

CAMILLE JONES

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Mark Labs

ERIC GUICHARD

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Homestrings, Inc.

KELLEE JAMES

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Founder & CEO

MERCARIS

CHRISTIAN KLINE

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National Cooperative Business Association

(NCBA)

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LUNCH SESSION

Stories from the Field

The goal of this session to hear first-hand project or program initiatives and lessons learned.

LUNCH SESSION

JAMILA WHITE

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Sr. Africa Representative & Deputy Bahamas Response Director

Mercy Corps 

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ROUNDTABLE 6

Financing the Deal

 

The goal of this session is to provide an update on the financing through bilateral and multilateral programming such as USAID, EX-IM Bank, OPIC, IADB, YABT, and other institutions.

ROUNDTABLE 6

ALISON GERMAK

Alison Germak

Director of Corporate Development Overseas Private Investment Corporation

MICHAEL K. JACKSON

Michael K. Jackson, US EXIM Bank

Export Finance Manager 

Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) 

JEAN-ROBERT BAGUIDY

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 Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)  

JEREMY COON

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Inter-American Foundation (IAF)

CHRISTOPHER FALCONER

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Merrill Lynch

MODERATORS

H.E RIYAD INSANALLY

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Ambassador of Guyana

H.E. THELMA PHILLIP-BROWN

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Ambassador of St. Kitts and Nevis

H.E. LOU-ANNE GILCHRIST

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Ambassador of 

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

H.E YOLANDE SMITH

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Ambassador of Grenada