National Consultation on the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy


Saturday, March 8, 2014 12:13 PM - St. George's, Grenada
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ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA Friday, March 07, 2014: The Government of Grenada will hold a National Consultation on the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) on Friday March 14th, 2014 at the Grenada Trade Centre, commencing 9:00 a.m.

The day’s Agenda will see:
· Feature Remarks by Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Energy;
· Presentation on the draft Strategy for the New Economy by Dr. Patrick Antoine, Chief Policy Advisor Ministry of Finance and Energy;
  • Plenary discussions on the Presentation
  • Group discussions on the following areas
  • Building Resilience/Reducing Vulnerability
  • Developing Competitiveness
  • Leveraging Growth Sectors
  • Poverty Reduction and Safety Nets
  • Repositioning Strategy for Grenada
A copy of the draft GPRS has been circulated via email and is available on the Government of Grenada’s website http://www.gov.gd/egov/pdf/GPRS_Draft_2014.pdf
and on the Ministry of Finance’s facebook page Finance Grenada.

The GPRS is an important consensus policy statement which signals the alignment of the priorities of the people of Grenada with the resources required to address them. This is particularly critical at this tumultuous period in the global and domestic economy. This GPRS also represents a policy statement which merges our actions across diverse stakeholder groups and interests, macro-economic objectives, socio-economic, cultural and political contexts.

Persons wishing to participate in the Consultation should contact the Ministry of Finance at, (473) 435-0057 or financegrenada@gmail.com, no later than March 12th.


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