A strong and well-coordinated Center of Government (CoG) is of unquestionable importance in the development of a nation. The veritable nucleus of the state, the Center of Government is the conductor that raises the melody to which all line ministries march. It masterminds the ultimate development goals and ensures that these various ministries, each with separate interests and … [Read more...] about Can a symphonic strategy make for better government?
by Michael Nelson, Natalie Bethel, Astrid Wynter and Cherran O’Brien Is national income per capita a comprehensive reflection of the development status of a country? What if it is an archipelagic nation lying in the middle of the hurricane belt with a small population, high geographic and economic concentration of production, high reliance on one market for export earnings, … [Read more...] about The IDB’s Country Strategy with the Government of The Bahamas
Family Islands of The Bahamas like Andros, Bimini, Grand Bahama, Eleuthera, Exuma, Cat Island, Inagua, and Mayaguana tend to have fluctuating economic stability despite their natural beauty and unique attractions. The popular belief among Bahamians is that the necessary foreign investment to build mega-resorts like Atlantis always goes to Nassau, so these economies … [Read more...] about Growing the Tourism Industry in the Bahamas’ Family Islands: A Backpacker’s Market?
Bahamas: Energy Market Overview The Commonwealth of the Bahamas comprises about 700 islands and cays, 30 of which are inhabited, and is home to a population of 338,000. More than two thirds of the population resides in the capital city of Nassau on the island of New Providence. Like the economies of most Caribbean island states, the Bahamas’ economy is disproportionately … [Read more...] about Bahamas’ Energy Market
On September 26th, 2013, stakeholders from all cross-sections of Bahamian society met to discuss the importance of national-level development planning, particularly as it concerns small island states. The notion of a national-level planning conference began with the signing of a technical co-operation: ‘Strengthening Intuitional Capacity of the office of the Prime Minister’ … [Read more...] about The Bahamas hosts first National Development Conference for Small Island States