Innovation Digest for the Bahamas

Impact stories, useful information, country data and more

$30 Mln Boost for Bahamas Digital Transformation Programme

A $30 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank will help finance the government’s digital transformation programme, which will create shared e-Government infrastructure and applications, update the citizens’ portal and place government procedures online.

Bahamas 2018 SDG Index Country Profile

The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Bahamas’ 2018 Voluntary National Review on the SDGs

The Bahamas submitted its first Voluntary National Review on the Sustainable Development Goals in 2018 to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The report tracks the progress the Bahamas has made so far towards each of the 17 SDGs and 169 targets.

Boosting Growth Through Innovative Investments

After the global financial crisis, the Bahamas has been forced to re-evaluate and find innovative strategies to boost economic growth and diversity. Innovative investment strategies can be seen in energy, agriculture and the development of the Grand Bahama.

First Inter-island Trade App for Bahamas

A new app that aims to link and grow small island economies in the Bahamas has been launched. The app will help expand domestic markets and grow inter-island trade by centralising the mail boat system, making inter-island travel and shipment more easily accessible.