Access to funding continues to be one of the biggest hindrances to starting a business in Barbados.
That’s according to Ayanna Young-Marshall, Lecturer of International Business at the University of the West Indies.
However, Ms. Young-Marshall says the government has sought to address this with its Trust Loans Programme.
And The University of the West Indies, through a partnership with CIBC First Caribbean, is also doing its part to assist its students
Ms. Young-Marshall was a guest on CBC TV 8’s the People’s Business.
Franz Harewood-Hamblin of Grow Smart Youth Farm believes entrepreneurship is the answer to issues of unemployment and food security.
However, Christine Roberts of Chrisy’s Care says many entrepreneurs don’t know the proper channels to set up a legitimate business