Planning has gained considerable momentum in Latin America and the Caribbean over the past few years and many of the countries have begun successful development planning processes at all levels of the State. The main national-level planning tools in the 33 countries —under different names, such as national development plans, national development strategies and country visions— are available for consultation here.
Because of the challenges posed by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the links between the objectives of planning tools and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are also considered.
countries presented or will present new national development plans in 2019
of the 37 national planning tools involve a consultation process at the development stage
countries have long-term visions or strategies
countries are in the process of building a long-term strategy