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Trinidad and Tobago – International Development Projects

The list below is divided into two categories. The first category contains projects that take place entirely in the selected country. The second category contains multi-country projects that take place partly in this country. Regional projects that cannot be attributed to specific countries are found in the "multiple country" lists by region (see A-Z Country Index).

A star (*) appears beside project profiles that have been published or modified in the International Development Project Browser in the last two weeks. The Project Browser is updated on a regular basis. Even so, the list below may not be complete.

Trinidad and Tobago

(projects undertaken in this country only)

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) - Trinidad and Tobago - 2011-2012

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-04-01 — 2012-03-30

Description: The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) is designed to support small projects proposed and implemented by local organizations in Trinidad and Tobago. In providing funding for small projects that ...



Trinidad and Tobago and other countries

(projects undertaken in this country and other countries)

Integrity, Mobilisation, Participation, Accountability, Anti-Corruption and Transparency (IMPACT)

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2016-03-23 — 2020-01-31

Description: This project aims to increase the integrity, transparency and accountability of public institutions and businesses, while empowering civil society to advocate for change in policy and practice. By wor...

Commonwealth of Learning - Institutional Support 2015-2018

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2015-09-22 — 2018-12-31

Description: This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). COL uses these funds, along with other donor funding, to achieve its mandate. COL’s mandate is to help gover...

Project for the Regional Advancement of Statistics in the Caribbean (PRASC)

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2015-03-03 — 2022-03-31

Description: This project improves the ability of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries' national statistics agencies to provide solid and credible social and economic statistics to policy makers for use in the ...

Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2014-03-12 — 2020-06-20

Description: This project aims to ensure that women, men, youth, and businesses have better access to justice in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region. Justice reforms are needed to create and maintain a stable...

Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-12-16 — 2019-03-31

Description: This project aims to strengthen the judicial system to be more responsive to the needs of citizens. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states suffer from outdated legal frameworks, which result in w...

Investing in Leadership and Learning for Development Effectiveness

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-12-05 — 2019-02-28

Description: This project aims to improve the ability of emerging leaders in developing countries to implement innovative solutions to development challenges, influence public policy and take on key decision-makin...

Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Program - Knowledge Sharing

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-09-04 — 2018-12-31

Description: This project is a component of the Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Program, which seeks to increase the capacity of national governments and local communities in the Caribbean to respond to and man...

Canadian International Food Security Research Fund - Phase II

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2013-06-18 — 2018-03-31

Description: The Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) supports applied research projects that address food security challenges in the developing world. It is jointly funded, coordinated, and...

Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in the Americas

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-03-30 — 2025-12-31

Description: This initiative aims to support projects across Latin America and the Caribbean that are focused on renewable energy, energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and that help countries to a...

Support to the Regional Infrastructure Integration Fund 2012

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-03-30 — 2017-03-30

Description: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is the main source of multilateral funding for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. It works with partners to re...

Community Disaster Risk Reduction Program

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2012-03-09 — 2017-03-16

Description: The project supports community resilience in the face of natural disasters by undertaking demonstration projects that help determine which prevention or mitigation measures are most effective. In orde...

Caribbean Local Economic Development

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-09-06 — 2017-06-30

Description: The project aims to support up to 50 local governments and local agencies to implement or facilitate local economic development (LED) initiatives with up to 500 micro- and small and medium-sized enter...

Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre - Phase IV

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2011-02-14 — 2016-12-31

Description: The project aims to enhance the management of public finances in the Caribbean region through increased effectiveness of domestic revenue systems, more effective and transparent budget preparation and...

CARICOM Education for Employment

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2010-08-20 — 2018-09-30

Description: The project aims to contribute to economic growth through a more competitive, productive and gender-equitable workforce in the Caribbean. It aims to strengthen Caribbean institutional capacity to impl...

Canadian Board Member for the Commonwealth of Learning

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2010-08-01 — 2018-07-30

Description: This funding represents Canada’s support to the Canadian Board Member to the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Board of Governors. The Canadian Board Member uses these funds to participate in COL Board o...

Economic Management in the Caribbean

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2010-03-15 — 2017-08-31

Description: The project aims to enhance economic management in the Caribbean region by improving revenue generation (tax and customs), and implementing sustainable medium-term fiscal and budgetary policies, reori...

Canada-Caribbean Leadership Program (CLP)

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2009-11-24 — 2018-08-01

Description: The goal of the project is to strategically strengthen the next generation of Caribbean leaders to inspire and guide governance reforms and regional development in a gender and environment-sensitive m...

Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Program

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2007-07-12 — 2020-09-30

Description: This project aims to improve the ability of the Caribbean region to prepare for and respond to natural disasters, such as hurricanes and floods, and reduce their impact on people. The project works wi...

Strengthening Program Implementation

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2002-11-01 — 2019-12-31

Description: The project goal is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery of CIDA's development assistance program in the Eastern Caribbean and in the Caribbean generally. The purpose is to pro...

Sector Analysis and Monitoring

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2002-08-12 — 2020-03-31

Description: The project goal is to maximize the impact of CIDA's development assistance program in the Caribbean region. The purpose is to strengthen analysis and development programming in the region in the foll...

Caribbean Disaster Responsive Fund

Status: Operational

Start — End: 2001-08-02 — 2017-06-30

Description: The goal of the project is to assist the region in meeting the development challenges posed by recurrent natural disasters. This responsive fund is designed to provide short-term assistance after majo...

Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators

Status: Terminating

Start — End: 2013-02-28 — 2014-12-31

Description: Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI), led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and operating within the portfolio of the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Ins...

Support to the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-03-11 — 2012-03-31

Description: This program supports the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH)'s work on tracking progress and commitments towards Millenium Development Goals 4 and 5, and developing a core pack...

UN Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2011-01-21 — 2011-12-30

Description: This grant represents CIDA's support to the United Nations Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health. The Commission uses these funds, along with funding from othe...

Support to the XVIII International AIDS Conference

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-07-29 — 2011-03-31

Description: The project allows the International AIDS Society to support scientific and plenary sessions at the XVIII International AIDS Conference on topics related to maternal and child health in the context of...

Commonwealth of Learning - Institutional Support 2010-11

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-26 — 2012-12-31

Description: This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). COL uses these funds, along with other donor funding, to achieve its mandate. COL’s mandate is to help gov...

Commonwealth of Learning - Institutional Support 2011-12

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-26 — 2012-12-31

Description: This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). COL uses these funds, along with other donor funding, to achieve its mandate. COL’s mandate is to help gov...

Canadian Institute of Planners - International Internships 2010-2013

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-25 — 2013-07-30

Description: This project is part of CIDA's International Youth Internship Program (IYIP), funded by the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy (YES). The IYIP contributes to the YES by providing a large...

UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-23 — 2010-12-31

Description: The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education was created in 2002 to support accelerated and improved education sector responses to HIV and AIDS. ...

Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation - Institutional Support - 2010-11

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2010-03-07 — 2011-12-30

Description: This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation (CFTC). The Commonwealth Secretariat uses these funds, along with oth...

Canadian International Food Security Research Fund - Phase 2

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-10-30 — 2015-03-31

Description: The Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) supports applied research projects that address food security challenges in the developing world. It is jointly funded, coordinated, and...

Cuso International - Volunteer Sending 2009-2015

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-04-01 — 2015-11-06

Description: As part of the 2009-2015 Volunteer Cooperation Program, Cuso International places 1400 sector-focused skilled volunteers to build the capacity of partner organizations in 26 countries. Volunteer place...

Canadian International Immunization Initiative (CIII) - Phase II (WHO)

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2009-03-18 — 2013-03-28

Description: This grant is part of CIDA's continued support to the Canadian International Immunization Initiative (CIII). The goal of the CIII is to increase and intensify immunization services for children at ris...

Consultant Trust Fund

Status: Closed

Start — End: 2006-03-21 — 2010-12-15

Description: The Consultant Trust Fund was established by CIDA and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) as a mechanism to help PAHO mobilize specialized expertise for short-term assignments. Key areas addre...