It a beautiful concept. If the BIG FIVE have what it takes to move the movement into the global market, then the CIP mission is accomplish. Then whether the CIP is dead or alive would becomes insignificant. We the global community of steel pan need good governance withinthe steel pan movement. That is the meat of the matter.
CIP is needed more now than ever. What the BIG Five is attempting to do is important in terms of developing an industry that will maximize Pan from Trinidad and Tobago. It does not address the corruption of Rolly Polly and the gangstas.. The presence of the BIG Five foundation should strengthened CIP.