The SDGs: Are they Realizable in the Caribbean?


Notwithstanding that the SDGs are extremely relevant to the Caribbean's development, one begs the question as to whether the SDG Agenda can be achieved by 2030.

Despite the progress made towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St.Kitts and Nevis, St.Lucia, St.Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad & Tobago in 2015, they continue to lag behind other countries.

According to available data in the 2019 Sustainable Development Report by Sachs, J., Schmidt-Traub, G., Kroll, C. Lafortune, G., and Fuller, G., of Bertelsmann Stiftung and Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the countries face many challenges in attaining the SDGs. It is little wonder given the…..

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