process of developing the Plan is ongoing and includes three distinct phases:
Diagnosis, A National Conversation, and Plan Development. The projected completion date of the National Development
Plan is early 2016.
Phase 1: Diagnosis
A comprehensive analysis of the current state of The Bahamas
that addresses the core areas of sustainable development, society, the
environment and the economy.
Phase 2: A National Conversation Engagement of all Bahamians through workshops, community and
sector meetings, online surveys, the arts, and essay submissions. This phase
also includes promotion of Vision2040 through a website and social media
Phase 3: Plan Development
Outcomes of the first two phases are shared with Bahamians.
All information gathered is used in the drafting of the Plan. At the end of
this phase, Vision 2040, the National Development Plan of The Bahamas will be complete.
The implementation of the Plan will be closely monitored by all stakeholders.