April 13, 2021

US$1.29 million from Green Climate Fund to enhance Caribbean civil society’s access and readiness for climate finance

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Port of Spain, December 13, 2019 – Efforts to enhance civil society’s access and capacity to deliver climate finance and build resilience in the Caribbean have been bolstered by a US$1.29 million grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF).  The Principal Director, Climate Change Division, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation in Jamaica, Ms. UnaMay […]

Building back better: increasing resilience in the Caribbean water sector

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By Dr Nigel Walmsley From HR Wallingford With climate change bringing the prospect of an increase in the frequency of high intensity hurricanes in the Caribbean region, Dr Nigel Walmsley explains why action for long-term resilience is needed now to avoid further suffering, loss and damage. Extreme vulnerability Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are […]

Latin America, Caribbean countries collaborate to eradicate hunger and malnutrition

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BY ERNIE SEON From Jamaica Observer MONTEGO BAY, St James (CMC) — A much more concerted effort is underway to stem rising hunger and food security and eradicate all forms of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The 33 member countries of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), at the end of their […]

Green Climate Fund Executive Director delivers Memorial Lecture to Caribbean Development Bank Annual Meeting

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(CDB) Héla Cheikhrouhou, Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund, presented the 15th William G Demas Memorial Lecture yesterday at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank. The lecture addressed the topic “The Green Climate Fund: Great Expectations.” Speaking one week after the Green Climate Fund’s Board successfully reached […]