By Jennifer Peirce In recent years, the “mano dura” strategy of widespread imprisonment has been popular among many political leaders. Now, in the face of evidence that it has not reduced violence levels, some governments are taking a different tack. This is the case in Belize, a small country of only about 350,000 residents and an unusual vulnerability to natural … [Read more...] about How Belize Can Reduce Crime by Investing More in At-Risk-Youth
A new perspective on critical success factors for Project Management What would really lead to success in project implementation? Put in terms of the borrowers’ perspectives, what would create a sustainable way of ensuring success of public sector projects that will assure less drain on the fiscal budget? Finding new ways for enhancing project implementation in the field so … [Read more...] about Can executing agency networks contribute to better project implementation?
Decentralization and Local Government Strengthening Program II (DLGP II) is the continuation of the first project under the same name, which was also financed by the IDB. DLGP II continues to support Suriname’s local government decentralization efforts and to contribute toward attaining a core legal framework, the program also assists new pilot districts of Paramaribo, … [Read more...] about How does decentralizing the government make buying a pencil easier?
On a recent trip to the Islands of Andros, which we previously called Andros Island, but learnt that is actually an archipelago within The Bahamas and not one single land mass, we visited North Andros and saw many sites including: coastlines, farms packing houses and work that is currently under construction for the Bahamas Agricultural, Marine and Science Institute … [Read more...] about Revisiting AGRICULTURE! Four ways to ensure we don’t lose our whale, Andros!
As the memory of the electrifying inaugural IAAF World Relays fades, there is still a lot we have to be excited about. The news that we have tripled our investment into the games is exactly what the investors and the public want to hear. This means we are making progress in the right direction, but let’s do more. Now it is time for The Bahamas to show what the outcome of the … [Read more...] about Attraction by attraction