Abbreviations and acronyms

BMI

Body mass index

CARICOM

Caribbean Community

CBI

Caribbean Basin Initiative

CCC

CARICOM Competition Commission

CDB

Caribbean Development Bank

CO2

carbon dioxide

EB

extrabyte

ECCB

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

ECCU

Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

ECE

early childhood education

ECIT

Eastern Caribbean Institute of Tourism

IDB

Inter-American Development Bank

IPPs

independent (third-party) power producers

IT

information technology

kt

kilotonnes

LAC

Latin America and the Caribbean

LCOE

levelised cost of electricity

LIAT

Leeward Islands Air Transport

MW

megawatts

N/A

not applicable

NCDs

non-communicable diseases

NDC

Nationally Determined Contribution to UN climate goals

NEET

not in education, employment or training

NGOs

non-governmental organisations

NPLs

non-performing loans

ODS

OECS Development Strategy

OECS

Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

PAHO

Pan American Health Organisation

PPP

purchasing power parity

SAA

skills assessment and anticipation

SDGs

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

SEED

Support for Education, Empowerment and Development

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

WHO

World Health Organisation

WTTC

World Travel and Tourism Council

XCD

Eastern Caribbean dollars

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