ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

The Economic Development Council (EDC) is a public private advisory body launched by the Rt. Hon. Dean Oliver Barrow in 2011. The EDC is comprised of 10 members, including 5 senior managers from the public sector and 5 representatives from the private sector. The EDC is co-chaired by a representative from the private sector, and a counterpart from the public sector.

The overall objectives of the EDC are:

  • To strengthen the collaboration between public and private sectors through meaningful dialogue that leads to positive outcomes facilitating economic development.
  • To advise on and help develop reforms that improves doing business, enhance the public sector processes and enhances confidence of doing business in Belize.

The Economic Development Council (EDC) Act.

EDC Act

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