The city of Nassau is the capital and the largest city of The Bahamas. Over the past three decades, the country’s population rose by 81%, and it is precisely New Providence Island—home to the city of Nassau—the area that has experienced the largest population influx. The Greater Nassau Area offers a rich history, culture, and natural environment for the enjoyment of residents … [Read more...] about 5 Steps Towards a More Sustainable Nassau
The IDB’s loan, “Support to improve sustainability of the electric sector”, aims to contribute to the sustainability of the power sector by strengthening the operational procedures and corporate performance of Energie Bedrijven Suriname (EBS), and by improving the sustainability of rural electricity supply. … [Read more...] about Rural energy supply to increase economic opportunities for all
On a recent visit to a Jamaican School, I was transported back in time to my childhood. I grew up in a rural area. Our house sat in the middle of a quintessentially English village with gardens and fields, a river, rolling green hills which abruptly turn into limestone cliffs and then tumble into the sea. Given my rural upbringing in a particularly beautiful part of the … [Read more...] about Putting biodiversity education in the fast lane in Jamaica
by IDB The high cost of energy for most Caribbean countries is having a negative effect on their economies. Do you have an innovative sustainable energy solution? Mexico, South Korea, and the Inter-American Development Bank want to foster innovation in sustainable energy technology and are offering funding to a select few. … [Read more...] about Energy Solutions Anyone???
By the time we reach first grade in the Caribbean, teachers are asking what we want to be when we grow up. We frequently raise our hands and shout “doctor, lawyer or engineer,” but how many considered the agriculture sector? This might be a good time to think about it. As CARICOM nations look for ways to curb their $4.75 billion (U.S.) in yearly food imports, regional … [Read more...] about Cultivating a Culture of Agriculture: Are Caribbean youth up to the challenge?