fbpx
belize central prison
Belize City man gets 5 months in jail for stolen water pressure tank
February 20, 2024
Benque Viejo Mayoral candidates discuss Catholic Social Teaching at Mount Carmel High School 
February 20, 2024

Government of Belize and IOM Sign Agreement to Develop a National Village Database

Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2024. 10:32 am CST.

Government of Belize Press Release

The Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour and Local Government is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to develop a comprehensive National Village Database. The database will be a robust data collection for rural communities nationwide.

The agreement, which was signed on February 7, represents a significant advancement in the country’s efforts to modernize and expand data management systems for rural development initiatives. The National Village Database will be a vital tool to access accurate and up-to-date information on rural communities.

Key features of the National Village Database will include:

  • Facilitating comprehensive data collection on various aspects of rural life, including demographic data, infrastructure, socio-economic indicators, and environmental factors.
  • Strengthening evidence-based decision-making processes by providing policymakers, development practitioners, and community leaders with timely and reliable data insights.
  • Enhancing transparency and accountability in rural development initiatives by promoting open access to relevant data for all stakeholders.
  • Empowering local communities to actively participate in the development process by providing them a platform to represent their needs and priorities.

This initiative aligns with the ministry’s strategic plan and PlanBelize. It underlines the importance of data-driven approaches for the development of rural communities. This initiative will promote sustainable rural development by leveraging data and technology, as well as a commitment to supporting inclusive growth and strengthening community resilience.

The signing was done by Mr. Valentino Shal, Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour and Local Government, and Mrs. Diana Locke, Head of Office, IOM.

 

Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtіng@brеаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-612-0315.

 

© 2024, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.

Comments

  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • larry waight
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • cahal pech village resort
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa
  • Belmopan Aggregates