Tag Archives: environment

PAHO Official On Maintaining A Healthy Environment In SVG

A top PAHO Official has said that a healthy enabling environment is necessary in order for a population to be healthy. PAHO/WHO representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Dr. Godfrey Xuereb (Shreb) was addressing a forum on Monday on the theme “Health in all Policies”. He said that all stakeholders in the health sector… Continue Reading →

Appeal Made To Vincentians To Participate In Protecting The Environment

Vincentians are being urged to play a greater role in protecting the natural environment. Acting Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, made the appeal on a NBC’s Radio Discussion Program, which focused on aspects of forests and river conservation as well as the protection of the nation’s watershed areas. He said the protection of the natural… Continue Reading →

Global Environment Facility – Environmental Preservation

Work is continuing in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for Local Organizations to implement projects geared at the preservation of the environment through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP). The GEF SGP which is implemented through the United Nations Development Programme, provides funding to community based, non-governmental and faith based organizations, to… Continue Reading →

Gertheryn Bascombe On Protecting The Environment

Head of Soil and Water Conservation in the Ministry of Agriculture, Gertheryn Bascombe is calling on Vincentians to participate in activities which will ensure National Food Security and Land Conservation. He tells NBC News that it is also important for persons to educate themselves about issues relating to Land Degradation and Desertification. Mr. Bascombe also… Continue Reading →

CARICOM Meeting Warped Up

CARICOM leaders ended three days of discussions in Antigua/Barbuda last Friday, confident that they had laid the groundwork for re-positioning the regional integration movement in the changing global environment. The leaders met from July 1st to 4th, and according to the host Prime Minister Gaston Browne the meeting was a very successful one Mr. Browne… Continue Reading →

Ministry of Health Biodiversity Project

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is appealing to everyone to conserve and protect that nation’s Biodiversity. Project Coordinator for Bi-Diversity in the Ministry of Health, Tashika Haynes said Bio- Diversity speaks about the variety of plant and animal life in the world. She said the nation’s Bio- Diversity is one of the… Continue Reading →