A Ministry of Natural Resources
A Ministry of Natural Resources is typically responsible for managing and conserving a country's natural resources, including land, water, forests, minerals, and wildlife. The primary role of such a ministry is to ensure the sustainable use of natural resources for the benefit of both current and future generations.
Why advocate for a Sovereign Wealth Fund from the wealth of our country’s Natural Resources?
What is a Sovereign Wealth Fund?
A Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) most often is a state-owned investment fund, that is created to manage and invest a country's national savings and surplus revenues for the benefit of its citizens.
Examining Legislations & Policies Critically
Examining legislations and policies through a critical consciousness lens involves analyzing laws and regulations with a critical eye.
The Power of Knowing and Understanding Laws
Understanding the environmental legislations in the Bahamas is crucial for citizens advocating for economic, environmental, and social justice. Here are a few reasons why:
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATIONS DATABASE REPOSITORY
Spanning many decades, from the time of its colonial history to the
present day, the Bahamas has established a body of environmental
laws and regulations aimed at protecting its unique and fragile
As our world faces increasingly pressing environmental challenges,
as we seek to address transparency and accountability of our
country's natural resources, it is critical that citizens have easy
access to legislations and the knowledge it contains. Our goal is to
create a centralized resource that will help citizens, and other
stakeholders stay informed about environmental regulations and
promote conservation efforts throughout the Bahamas.
We believe that by developing this repository, we can enhance
transparency and accountability of our leaders and foster greater
collaboration among non-governmental organizations working
towards environmental protection in the Bahamas.
We look forward to sharing as we create a valuable and accessible
resource for the benefit of our natural environment and the
communities that rely upon it.