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The Bahamas
The Bahamas

The Country Office of Bahamas aims to address key challenges like gender equality, data management, and climate change, enhance resilience and disaster risk management, and support sustainable economic growth.

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Country Office

The new IDB Group’s Country Strategy (CS) 2024–2028 aims to further build resiliency and to fully support the government’s Blueprint for Change and National Development Plan to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. The new CS will support four strategic areas of engagement: (i) disaster risk management, (ii) strengthen public sector governance; (iii) boost private sector competitiveness; and (iv) human development and citizen security. These areas will be addressed taking into consideration the cross-cutting areas of gender and diversity, climate change and environmental sustainability, and institutional capacity and the rule of law.

Representante de bahamas
Daniela Carrera Marquis
Representative
Cof-CBH@iadb.org

Our Team on The Ground

Address: IDB House, East Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas

Mailing Address: P.O. No N-3743 Nassau, Bahamas

(T) (1-242) 396-7800

(F) (1-242) 393-8430

Country representation

Executive Director: Robert Lennard Le Hunte

ALTERNATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR(S):

  • Navita Anganu

ELECTED BY: Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

Total Contribution: 5,338,220

Number of votes: 29,683

of the institution's ownership

IDB Report Outlines Progress and Challenges in Managing Public Debt in the Caribbean
Public debt load in the Caribbean has fallen sharply to near pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which urges governments to continue on the path of prudent debt management, given uncertain global risks.  The publication reveals that the average...
January 18, 2024
IDB Presents 'One Caribbean' Program to Boost Climate Resilience and Promote Integration
DUBAI – During the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) presented “One Caribbean,” a new regional flagship program that aims to promote the sustainable development of the Caribbean with a sharpened focus on high-impact initiatives.Caribbean...
December 03, 2023
IDB Pilots Innovative Data-Sharing Platform for Caribbean Water Utilities
A virtual community connects Caribbean water utilities for real-time data sharing and cost savings The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a pilot version of an innovative data-sharing platform within a virtual community for Caribbean water utilities. Through the platform, utilities...
October 23, 2023
Mar 13, 2024
Revisiting the Unsolicited Proposals mechanism and its contribution to infrastructure development: The challenge of innovation, efficiency, and international best practices.
04:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Chile - Other
Mar 14, 2024
Code4Dev: Learn to deploy the opensource tool SunScanIDB
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
United States - Washington, D.C.
Feb 29, 2024
Report presentation: Agrifood trade in Latin America and the Caribbean
05:00 AM - 06:30 AM
Partnering for a Resilient Caribbean
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The Bahamas’ Window to the World
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A sustainable urban future for Nassau: an ideathon to empower young people in the Bahamas
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Development with impact: improving lives in The Bahamas
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Urban development: improving lives in Nassau, Bahamas, through participatory planning
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What is a climate resilient coastal management and infrastructure program? The case of The Bahamas
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Strategy and Projects

Like all the shareholders, The Bahamas appoints a Governor, who represents the country on the Board of Governors.

For day-to-day business at the Bank's Headquarters in Washington, D.C., The Bahamas is represented by a chair on the Board of Executive Directors. The chair, shared with BarbadosGuyanaJamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago, is headed by an Executive Director, who is elected to a three-year term by the Governors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Country strategies remain valid for one year beyond the stated period, as they remain active throughout the preparation of the following strategy.   

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IDB Group Country Strategy with The Commonwealth of The Bahamas 2024-2028
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Project Number Sector Projects Financing Project Status Approval Date
BH-T1111 OTHER Action Plan C&D 207,827 Implementation
BH-L1057 ENERGY Clean and Resilient Power Infrastructure in The Bahamas 90,000,000 Preparation
BH-T1110 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Enhancing digital skills for Bahamian artists 187,500 Implementation
BH-T1109 WATER AND SANITATION Support for Corporate Business Plan for the Water and Sewerage Corporation of the Bahamas 150,000 Implementation
BH-T1107 ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL DISASTERS Support for regional climate action 236,000 Implementation
BH-O0009 FINANCIAL MARKETS Contingent Loan for Natural Disaster and Public Health Emergencies to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Modification to Loan BH-O0003 0 Implementation
BH-O0011 Local Sustainable Development in the Blue Economy Preparation
BH-L1058 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Local Sustainable Development in the Blue Economy Preparation
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Country Office

The new IDB Group’s Country Strategy (CS) 2024–2028 aims to further build resiliency and to fully support the government’s Blueprint for Change and National Development Plan to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. The new CS will support four strategic areas of engagement: (i) disaster risk management, (ii) strengthen public sector governance; (iii) boost private sector competitiveness; and (iv) human development and citizen security. These areas will be addressed taking into consideration the cross-cutting areas of gender and diversity, climate change and environmental sustainability, and institutional capacity and the rule of law.

Representante de bahamas
Daniela Carrera Marquis
Representative
Cof-CBH@iadb.org

Our Team on The Ground

Address: IDB House, East Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas

Mailing Address: P.O. No N-3743 Nassau, Bahamas

(T) (1-242) 396-7800

(F) (1-242) 393-8430

Country representation

Executive Director: Robert Lennard Le Hunte

ALTERNATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR(S):

  • Navita Anganu

ELECTED BY: Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

Total Contribution: 5,338,220

Number of votes: 29,683

of the institution's ownership

IDB Report Outlines Progress and Challenges in Managing Public Debt in the Caribbean
Public debt load in the Caribbean has fallen sharply to near pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which urges governments to continue on the path of prudent debt management, given uncertain global risks.  The publication reveals that the average...
January 18, 2024
IDB Presents 'One Caribbean' Program to Boost Climate Resilience and Promote Integration
DUBAI – During the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) presented “One Caribbean,” a new regional flagship program that aims to promote the sustainable development of the Caribbean with a sharpened focus on high-impact initiatives.Caribbean...
December 03, 2023
IDB Pilots Innovative Data-Sharing Platform for Caribbean Water Utilities
A virtual community connects Caribbean water utilities for real-time data sharing and cost savings The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a pilot version of an innovative data-sharing platform within a virtual community for Caribbean water utilities. Through the platform, utilities...
October 23, 2023
Mar 13, 2024
Revisiting the Unsolicited Proposals mechanism and its contribution to infrastructure development: The challenge of innovation, efficiency, and international best practices.
04:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Chile - Other
Mar 14, 2024
Code4Dev: Learn to deploy the opensource tool SunScanIDB
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
United States - Washington, D.C.
Feb 29, 2024
Report presentation: Agrifood trade in Latin America and the Caribbean
05:00 AM - 06:30 AM
Partnering for a Resilient Caribbean
Learn More
The Bahamas’ Window to the World
Learn More
A sustainable urban future for Nassau: an ideathon to empower young people in the Bahamas
Learn More
Development with impact: improving lives in The Bahamas
Learn More
Urban development: improving lives in Nassau, Bahamas, through participatory planning
Learn More
What is a climate resilient coastal management and infrastructure program? The case of The Bahamas
Learn More
Strategy and Projects

Like all the shareholders, The Bahamas appoints a Governor, who represents the country on the Board of Governors.

For day-to-day business at the Bank's Headquarters in Washington, D.C., The Bahamas is represented by a chair on the Board of Executive Directors. The chair, shared with BarbadosGuyanaJamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago, is headed by an Executive Director, who is elected to a three-year term by the Governors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Country strategies remain valid for one year beyond the stated period, as they remain active throughout the preparation of the following strategy.   

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IDB Group Country Strategy with The Commonwealth of The Bahamas 2024-2028
Download
Project Number Sector Projects Financing Project Status Approval Date
BH-T1111 OTHER Action Plan C&D 207,827 Implementation
BH-L1057 ENERGY Clean and Resilient Power Infrastructure in The Bahamas 90,000,000 Preparation
BH-T1110 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Enhancing digital skills for Bahamian artists 187,500 Implementation
BH-T1109 WATER AND SANITATION Support for Corporate Business Plan for the Water and Sewerage Corporation of the Bahamas 150,000 Implementation
BH-T1107 ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL DISASTERS Support for regional climate action 236,000 Implementation
BH-O0009 FINANCIAL MARKETS Contingent Loan for Natural Disaster and Public Health Emergencies to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Modification to Loan BH-O0003 0 Implementation
BH-O0011 Local Sustainable Development in the Blue Economy Preparation
BH-L1058 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Local Sustainable Development in the Blue Economy Preparation
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