A Coastal Protection Project which was officially launched here this morning, is being seen as an important step in increasing this country’s resilience to Climate Change.
The Coastal Protection for Climate Change Adaptation in Small Island States in the Caribbean CPCCA project was officially launched at the Fisheries Division Conference Room.
The CPCCA Project is a regional initiative which focuses on protecting valuable coastal resources from the negative impacts of climate change, through local eco-system adaptation measures.
Delivering remarks at the launch, Nyasha Hamilton, CPCCA Focal Point said the project will help to advance this country’s National Adaptation Plan.
The Project is being implemented in 4 countries – Jamaica, St Lucia St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada.
Three projects, which have been approved for St Vincent and the Grenadines under the programme, will receive approximately USD 1.8 million.