Innovation Digest for Seychelles
Impact stories, useful information, country data and more
The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
World Bank data on social and economic indicators.
Seychelles completed an innovative debt-for-nature conversion in 2016 that enables conservation and climate adaptation goals to be achieved through innovative debt restructuring and a comprehensive marine spatial plan. Negotiated by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with the Seychelles government and the Paris Club, the transaction converts a portion of the nation’s foreign debt into a $22-million investment in expanded marine conservation.
The Seychelles’ Blue Economy Strategy aims to sustainably manage the country’s marine resources, ensure food security, diversify the economy and create high-value jobs. World Bank has approved funding for the Seychelles project that aims to improve the country’s fisheries and marine resources management.