CNMI's CSDP is officially here! The Comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan (CSDP) for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) identifies management priorities and provides strategic guidance to support the wise use of the CNMI’s resources and to guide future development.
"Smart Safe Growth" (SSG) is a set of development strategies that aim to ensure the growth of communities and infrastructure that are resilient to natural disasters with thriving economies and healthy environments. OPD is working with the Planning and Development Advisory Council to integrate these principles into comprehensive sustainable development planning.
News & Announcements
CNMI celebrates CNMI Recycles Week; America Recycles Day
November 21, 2022
Last week, sustainability advocates across the CNMI celebrated America Recycles Day and CNMI Recycles Week. The week’s activities emphasized the CNMI’s continued commitment to achieving more sustainable consumption and production, and included a proclamation signing on Saipan...Read More
Press Release - OPD introduces Request for Information for Community Pillars Program
October 20, 2022
The CNMI Office of Planning and Development (OPD) introduced a Request for Information (RFI) that will assess the construction and capital improvement conditions of the Northern Mariana Islands leading up to its implementation of Community Pillars programming throughout the islands. The RFI includes...Read More
Press Release - Water Quality Assessment and FAQ Posted for Public Comments by 10/19/2022
September 19, 2022
The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) is seeking written comments on the proposed 2020 CNMI Water Quality Assessment Integrated Report. The deadline for submission of comments is October 19, 2022 by 4:30 PM.Read More