Ministry of Planning and Development (Trinidad and Tobago)
The Ministry of Planning and Development is a key collaborative Government Ministry, providing the necessary policy guidance and development, technical support, advice and feasibility assessment for national advancement. Their principal mandate is national development concentrated on four main pillars which are economic development, social development, spatial development and environmental development.
They also serve as the focal point for international and regional agencies such as the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Nations system of agencies, the European Union and the Caribbean Development Bank.
The Ministry of Planning and Development also facilitates national development through the following:
Coordinating all stakeholders in the development of Trinidad and Tobago’s National Strategy for Development, Vision 2030;
coordination of national statistics;
Environmental policy, planning and management;
National monitoring and evaluation;
Socio-economic planning, coordinating and monitoring;
and technical cooperation on special projects and programmes inter alia.
There are a number of supporting statutory boards and agencies all working in unison to achieve the objectives set by their mandate. See more