The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment will today host the official launch of the Global Climate Change Alliance Project for St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the OECS.
The Government will partner with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States to present the national launch of the new project entitled Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) Project on Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Land Management in the Eastern Caribbean.
The project, which is supported by the European Union to the tune of 10.6 million Euros, targets all nine OECS member states.
It is geared at improving the region’s natural resource base resilience to the impacts of climate change through effective and sustainable land management policy, capacity, awareness, and practices; and
Implementation of specific physical adaptation measures, including soil & land stabilization, river & sea defense, forest & ecosystem restoration.
The GCCA Project launch takes place at the conference Room of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, beginning at nine this morning.
The project launch will be followed by a meeting of National Committee for the implementation of the project’s activities.