by Guest blogger, Mariana Leytón With a clear vision of the importance of sharing development and progress information, the Jamaican government created a Dashboard of Indicators that visualizes the progress made on each national outcome established in the National Development Plan “Vision 2030 Jamaica”. The plan (the country’s first long-term strategic plan, which can be … [Read more...] about An interactive dashboard to monitor Jamaica’s Vision 2030 National Plan
by Guest blogger, Hilaire Notewo-Petsoh When you have friends, and you travel all the time, the least you can do for them, beyond photographs and Facebook status updates, is bring back some tangible souvenirs from your trip. Lately, I have been traveling a lot to Haiti; and every time I land in that beautiful country, I always like to shop. The diversity and the beauty of … [Read more...] about Haitian Dollars: Myth or Reality?
by Guest blogger, Mariana Leytón Developing the Caribbean, or DevCA, is a regional Open Data Conference and 24 hour code sprint that aims “to highlight the current and potential impact of open data and software innovation on addressing social challenges globally and particularly in the Caribbean”. It is held simultaneously across multiple islands and combines conference … [Read more...] about DevCa 2015: Open Data Conference and Code Sprint
by Guest blogger, Mariana Leytón The event will provide a forum for delegates to share perspectives on how information and communications technology is uncovering unprecedented opportunities and new challenges for Caribbean development. The Caribbean Telecommunications Unit (CTU), an intergovernmental organization with the mission of creating “an environment in partnership … [Read more...] about The Caribbean Celebrates a Regional ICT Week
by Compete Caribbean The Caribbean is a region known for its magnificent beauty, rich diversity, unique culture, and abundant natural resources. Despite these qualities, the region faces declining long-term growth and major challenges, including high debt levels and stagnant productivity. To help address these challenges, major donor agencies in the region came together to … [Read more...] about Compete Caribbean