top of page

Technical Cooperation Agreement to Unlock $1.3 Million in Resources for Small Businesses


From: Bahamas Information Services

January 23, 2020

By Llonella Gilbert

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said one of the best parts of his job is having the ability to direct resources to aspiring Bahamian entrepreneurs to help them fulfil their creative dreams.

“So today is a special day. We are signing a technical cooperation agreement that will unlock $1.3 million in resources from the Inter-American Development Bank system to expand the work and reach of the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC),” DPM Turnquest explained during the assignment ceremony at the IDB’s Bahamas Office, Wednesday, January 22, 2020.