- Submitted by: Barbados
- Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
- Location: Barbados
- Date of completion: 2005
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- This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
National Strategic Plan of Barbados
Description/achievement of initiativeThe National Strategic Plan (NSP) of Barbados 2005-2025 sets out Government's main development agenda for the 20 year period 2005-2025. Goal four of the NSP is aimed at specifically of "Building a Green Economy: Strengthening the physical infrastructure and preserving the environment."
Source: Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Barbados
Goal Four of the National Strategic Plan of Barbados 2005-2025 requires the protection, preservation and enhancement of physical infrastructure, environment and scarce resources as Barbados seek to advance its social and economic development. Barbados pursues to find the right balance between its development and the preservation of its physical surroundings. Goal Four calls for access to adequate water and energy supplies, a good transportation system and the development and maintenance of sound infrastructure.