2024 Economic Development Forum

Advert for the 2024 Economic Forum showing the guests.

FIDC and the Rural Business Association invite the entire the community to attend the inaugural Economic Development Forum presented by the Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce. Between 2020 and 2022 much of the world was paralysed as nations closed their borders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world opened back up, it became […]

Sea Lion Island Update

Mickey and Sarah on Sealion Island

Along with a huge thank you to those involved in the efforts to contain and extinguish the wildfire on Sea Lion Island, FIDC would like to commend the incredible resilience of the tenants, Micky and Sarah from Wild Falklands Limited, who have been stalwart in facing the rapidly evolving and unfolding challenges of a wildfire […]

FIDC attends the Tourism Expo!

FIDC display stand at the Tourism Expo 2023

In anticipation of World Tourism Day 2023 FIDC was pleased to participate in the tourist expo hosted by the Falkland Islands Tourist Board. Attendees were able to learn more about the new FIDC Green Business Programme, which is comprised of a suite of financial grants and loans that enable sustainable business practices, and the development […]

Launch of International Shared Risk Scheme

FIDC is pleased to launch a new scheme to assist the business community with reducing the risk of the international recruitment process. In the FIDC 2023 Business Climate Survey, shortage of skilled labour was highlighted by businesses in the Falkland Islands as being their largest barrier to growth. The shortage of available labour in the […]