USVIEDA Releases Three RFPs Aimed toward Financial Diversification within the U.S. Virgin Islands


The Virgin Islands Financial Growth Authority (USVIEDA) launched three Request for Proposals (RFPs) on June 28, 2021, for certified consulting corporations to help the U.S. Virgin Islands in its efforts to create a World Advertising and marketing Marketing campaign, Vitality Sector Evaluation, and Fairness Capital Formation Technique.

The RFPs construct upon Imaginative and prescient 2040 targets to facilitate the expansion and growth of enterprise sectors and promote key redevelopment corridors integral to the U.S. Virgin Islands’ financial future. Every of the RFPs is concentrated throughout the eight focused sectors decided by Imaginative and prescient 2040, the 20-year financial improvement plan for the U.S. Virgin Islands:

  • Agribusiness

    • Aquaponics; aquaculture; hemp farming
    • Specialty meals, farm-to-table
  • Coastal/Ocean Assets

    • Marine/maritime; biology; sustainable harvesting
    • Medicinal; dietary, different power
  • Healthcare and Well being Sciences

    • Telemedicine; medical simulation
    • Specialty care and schooling
  • Gentle Manufacturing

    • Regional meals; co-manufacturing
    • Resilient constructing supplies
  • Skilled and Tech Providers

    • Monetary, IT, customer support facilities/again workplace
    • Distant work; consulting; diaspora co-ventures
  • Renewable Vitality

    • Photo voltaic, wind, tidal, wave, biomass, waste
    • New sustainable tech
  • Analysis and Growth

    • Agri-tech, ocean, local weather change
    • Healthcare and educational partnerships
  • VI-Fashion Tourism

    • Heritage; tradition; sports activities; wellness
    • Small conferences

The World Advertising and marketing RFP is designed to successfully promote the Territory’s improvement by attracting overseas direct funding (FDI), together with a strategic plan. Imaginative and prescient 2040 renewable power aspirational objective aspire for 75% of power era to return from renewable sources by 2040, which is a spotlight of the Vitality Sector RFP. The Fairness Capital RFP is positioned to draw native and overseas non-public capital funding into the Territory. For extra info on Imaginative and prescient 2040, go to www.usvi2040.com.

USVIEDA’s CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. highlighted the significance of group engagement and participation with the Imaginative and prescient 2040 plan. “Ensuring that we deal with native stakeholders’ improvement priorities and hearken to their considerations is essential to strengthening our local people and rising our financial system over the long run. These RFPs are a number of the first steps that we’re taking together with our companions within the public, non-public and non-profit sectors to implement Imaginative and prescient 2040 initiatives,” stated CEO Biggs.

The complete RFPs may be considered on the USVIEDA web site at https://www.usvieda.org/about-usvieda/rfp.

Media Contact:

Semele George

Advertising and marketing and PR Specialist

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

E-mail: sgeorge@usvieda.org

Supply: U.S. Virgin Islands Financial Growth Authority