Recognizing this duality, the World Bank is partnering with Caribbean governments to invest nearly USD 500 million in renewable energy projects to catalyze the clean energy transition by 2025.

Anh Nguyet Pham, Neha Mukhi |

Many Caribbean countries simply do not collect data to measure and monitor poverty and inequality.

Lilia Burunciuc, Marla Dukharan, Anna Luisa Paffhausen |

The rising prevalence of non-communicable diseases is pressuring countries and health systems in the Caribbean at a rate of epidemic proportions.

Lilia Burunciuc, Timothy Antoine |

This year, the World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that 40 percent of the population – or 2.8 million people - in the English-speaking Caribbean struggle to access adequate food and remain food…

Lilia Burunciuc |

A rebound in private participation in infrastructure (PPI) in 2021 may suggest recovery from the pandemic is underway for public-private partnerships. These key lessons inform how PPPs can provide…

Imad N. Fakhoury |

A vibrant Blue Economy promotes sustainable and integrated use of coastal and marine living natural resources for economic growth and improved livelihoods and jobs, all while maintaining the…

Anna Wellenstein, Genevieve Connors |

New Evidence from Telephone Surveys Provides Insights for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Uptake in the Caribbean

Amy Margolies, Jacobus de Hoop, Phillis Kim, Anna Luisa Paffhausen, Laura Di Giorgio |

Effective management of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) can offer countries a layer of defense for fiscal resilience and sustainability when resources become scarce due to natural disasters.

Ruxandra Burdescu, Jana Kunicova, Joy ten Berge |

With climate change, extreme events are expected to be the “new normal” for many small island developing states. It will take coordination and action from multiple stakeholders to effectively…

Joaquin Toro, Kerri Cox |

Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.

Karin Kemper, Tahseen Sayed |