|Overall project value (EUR)|
|€ 110 100|
|Origin of funding|
|Proportion carried out by legal entity|
|CEC (FWC BENEF Lot 9)|
|Number of staff provided|
Detailed description of project Back
The Barbados National Strategic Plan 2006-2025 describes Barbados’ vision of becoming a fully developed society that is prosperous, socially just and globally competitive by the end of the first quarter of this century. The Strategic Plan outlines the framework for comprehensive economic diversification and restructuring that would in turn lead to social cohesion. In addition, the Barbados Adaptation Strategy 2006-2014 targets the transformation of sugar production into a sugarcane industry and diversification of the overall economy through human resources development, entrepreneurship, cultural industries, and other measures.
It is clear that without the necessary human resource capacity, Barbados will not be able to achieve its strategic objectives as stated in the Strategic Plan. Therefore human resource development is clearly articulated as a major priority for economic reform and diversification.
The Barbados HRD programme will specifically contribute to the following five areas:
Key stakeholders are the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) and the Ministry of Labour through the TVET Council, the Employment and Training Fund, the Barbados Vocational Training Board and its Manpower Research and Statistical Unit.
PROMAN provides the services of the Team Leader; 2 HRD junior experts are provided by Cambridge Education, who: