Pacific Basin Development Corporation
The Pacific Basin Development Council, established in 1980 by the governors of Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), and Hawaii, is a regional non-profit organization that advances economic and social development in the Pacific Islands. The organization, which is based in Hawaii, is located at the East-West Center.
Analysis of Impacts of Changes in Defense Industry Spending on Fort Bragg, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands
Start Date: Apr 2016 — End Date: Dec 2016
CREC updated a 2011 defense cluster assessment for the Pacific Basin Development Council. The purpose of this update is to identify potential opportunities for economic diversification from defense-related activities in the Pacific Basin. The report uses the region surrounding Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina as a benchmark to understand potential areas of opportunity.