Economic growth study is required for Barbuda’s future development

A review of the Barbuda economy is on the cards as Council members seek to jump-start economic growth. The study to be commissioned by the CDB (Caribbean Development Bank) is expected to outline development plans for the future. A Commonwealth report commissioned in 2002 indicated that while Barbuda faces a number of constraints derived from the small size of its population and its ecological fragility, it has considerable potential to pursue an exciting, unique development strategy geared to its own needs and circumstances.

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