[soundcloud url="https://soundcloud.com/bancointeramericanodesarrollo/debt-and-fiscal-responsibility" params="color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /] Featuring Dr. Allan Wright, senior country economist … [Read more...] about Why is fiscal responsibility needed and what is the purpose of the Fiscal Seminar in Nassau?
By Fernando Pavon The IDB supports maritime industry leadership in pursuit of skills development in the Bahamas How can we train the future operators of the maritime industry? Can apprenticeships offer appropriate training for this industry? With support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Government of The Bahamas will launch its National Apprenticeship … [Read more...] about How can we train the future operators of the maritime industry?
Expert Sir Michael Barber Shares Implementation Techniques with Minnis Government There is one thing to be said about rally talk. It is easy to make pronouncements and declarations in opposition. It is another thing entirely to fulfill those pledges once in office. The National Review, The Nassau Guardian, June 14, 2017 How do we think half the ministries of the … [Read more...] about Deliverology: The Art and Science of Keeping Campaign Promises
By Gilberto Chona and Sarah Benton* Hurricanes - like Hurricane Irma - and tropical storms threaten the Caribbean with tragic frequency making it one of the most vulnerable regions on the planet. These phenomena affect lives, infrastructure and economies, and are worsening with climate change. These impacts are significant and require serious attention to strategies to … [Read more...] about Ready to face Hurricane Irma?
Let’s Learn and Apply the Right Lessons The recent fires that plagued the Harrold Road landfill in early March of this year were a turning point for many residents on New Providence Island who suffered the shutdown of schools and public facilities, and in some cases, evacuation from their homes. Based on an assessment by a Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) team, the … [Read more...] about Solid Waste Management in The Bahamas Has Some History