Kiribati Social and Economic Report 2008: Managing Development Risk

Publication | December 2009

The report provides strategic priorities and options for policies for managing development risks and consulting with citizens about them, guiding citizens' actions, and taking direct action.

Managing Development Risk outlines eight leading threats as well as other development risks facing Kiribati, in the context of a comprehensive assessment of social and economic conditions in the country. The report provides 16 strategic priorities and options for policies for managing development risks, including a scrutiny of the scope of government responsibility for identifying and evaluating unfolding risks, consulting with citizens about them, guiding citizens' actions, and taking direct action. A number of these policy decisions and associated actions are seen as keys to unlocking the potential of many other activities to which the Government is preparing to commit itself and the country in the years ahead.

Contents 

  • Foreword
  • Executive Summary
  • Growing Risk in the Development Process and National Response
  • Social Response to Development Risk
  • Economic Response to Risk
  • Development Risk in the Public Sector
  • References
  • Appendixes