Enriching local knowledge through Monitoring and Evaluation training The concept of results based monitoring and evaluation is a strong tool within the project design and execution cycle if used well. Monitoring is important from a project management standpoint as a tracking tool for the collection, analysis, comparison and reporting of data on program indicators. Meanwhile, … [Read more...] about Outputs, Outcomes, what’s the difference anyway?
The data is deadly! Almost too scary to put into words. But it’s time to face the fat ugly truth: Suriname like so many of its Caribbean neighbors has joined the fat parade. According to a local newspaper, 30% of the male population between the ages of 15 and 50 are well on their way to eating themselves to death. A recently published WHO/PAHO survey which looks at the risk … [Read more...] about Eat to Live. Not to Die.
In December 2013, the IDB approved a Policy Based Program to support the Development of the Suriname Agricultural sector. This is part of several ongoing initiatives that the country is implementing to gradually but systematically achieve sustained growth in one of its most important non- extractive sectors. The Agriculture sector accounts for 10% of total export earnings, … [Read more...] about Suriname weaving its Caribbean Food Basket
by CCB Caribbean Economics Team CCB’s Caribbean Economics Team is pleased to send the seventh Issue of the Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin. It analyzes recent economic developments of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. The Special Country Reports consider trends in tourism, and policy options for the sector. For Guyana, the … [Read more...] about Regional Report: Tourism Finally Looking South
Suriname: Energy Market Overview Suriname is located along the northern coast of South America and is home to a population of 492,000. It achieved its independence in 1975 making it the youngest independent state in South America. About half the country’s population lives in the capital city of Paramaribo located along the coast in the north-eastern part of the country. The … [Read more...] about Suriname’s Energy Market