Ground Breaking Ceremony for construction of the St.Cyr Resource Center

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Ministry of Carib Affairs recently held a Contract Signing and Ground Breaking Ceremony for construction of the St.Cyr Resource Center on Thursday the 8th of August 2013, at 4:00p.m., at the Salybia School in St.Cyr. Certificates were also presented to twenty-five deserving participants of the Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Development Component of that project.

The Resource Center will be constructed at cost of One Million Four Hundred and Fifty-Five Thousand, Five Hundred and Seventy-Five Dollars and Thirty-Nine Cents ($1,455,575.39) and is One (1) of the Six (6) components of the Carib Territory Community Capacity Building Project funded by the Government of Dominica through a loan from Caribbean Development Bank at a total cost of EC$ 8.6 Million.

The other components are as follows;

  1. Retrofitting Training – Completed
  2. Presentation of a local area plan for the Carib Territory – Completed
  3. Institutional Strengthening & Capacity Development – Completed
  4. Construction of Access Road form Horse Back Ridge to Touna Village Concord – Progressing satisfactorily
  5. Construction of a Farine (Manioc) Processing Plant – in the planning stages

The function was attended by the Hon. Prime Minister, members of Cabinet and Parliamentary Representative of the Kalinago Territory.

Kalinago Barana Aute