Budget Alert Episode 1

This public education and awareness programme on the ‘Budget and the Budget Process in
Grenada’ was aired on Vibes 101.3 FM radio station [ vibes101.3@gmail.com or kimsplaza@gmail.com] in
Carriacou, as Kim the King graciously agreed to air the programme as a public service-free of cost.

The programme is the technical product of Ms. Laurel Bain and Dr. Juliet Melville, who worked with PR and Co [prandco473@gmail.com], to provide the education programme as a public service. Dr. Roxanne Brizan-St Martin, who anchors the programme, informs that the information was extracted from the workshop that was facilitated by Ms. Bain and Dr. Melville, and which was organized by the Non-State Actors Advisory Panel in Grenada, with support from the 11th European Development Fund [EDF] Technical Co-operation Facility and Support to Non-State Actors.

Ms. Laurel Bain is a former employee of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank [ECCB] where she served
for over twenty-five (25) years in various positions, including that of Deputy Director in the Research Department, Senior Director of the Statistics Department and Senior Director in the Governor’s Office. During this period, Ms. Bain undertook economic assessments of countries and considerable research
on fiscal policy and tax structures. Ms. Bain worked extensively with the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union and with international development agencies and regional institutions. She has written, and continues to write, on economic and fiscal policy issues which are now published in ‘Budget Alert’.
Email: Laurelbain@hotmail.com


Budget Alert Episode 1

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