This National Economic and Social Development Plan (NESDP) takes account of earlier comprehensive and sectoral, planning efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Thus, it does not begin with a blank page. Indeed, the Plan reflects thinking which has been evident in the twelve national budgets which the successive administrations have delivered over the past twelve years, thus far, since March 2001.
Financing for the preparation and production of this Plan was provided by the European Union (EU), through its continued cooperation programme with the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Development Plan 2013 - 2025 has been elaborated around a specific set of strategic goals, objectives and targets so as to facilitate and guide the optimal improvement of the quality of life for all Vincentians.
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning is responsible the monitoring the Plan progress by reviewing annual reports from Ministries, departments and agencies. Performance will be assessed, based on the indicators agreed to a priori, and appended.