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Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems Checklist endorsed by CDEMA

During the 9th Meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), members endorsed the Revised Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems…  


Lessons from the Other Side: Caribbean Farmers Tour Japan

With most of Dominica’s crop and livestock affected during the last hurricane season and another hurricane season beginning in a few weeks, Caribbean farmers are well aware of the impact of natural…  


Powering Suriname’s Hinterland, by the Sun

Tepu has operated on a power system setup some forty years prior, dependent on a generator and fuel. Today, the village runs on solar power, following the vision of the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT)…  


Water Woes Lessened, Through J-CCCP Support

This project and 60+ others like it, are supported through funding from the Government of the Japan under the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership, implemented by the UN Development Programme in…  


Roof repairs begin in Barbuda with US$2million support from China Aid

In support of national efforts undertaken to repair affected buildings in Barbuda, the first roofing repairs with China Aid Post Disaster Restoration initiative kicked off, led by the Antigua and…  


UNDP Regional Director “fully committed” to recovery in Antigua & Barbuda

In her first Mission to Antigua and Barbuda after Hurricane Irma, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Jessica…  



The agricultural industry in Pomeroon Guyana – from waste to women’s empowerment.

The Pomeroon Women’s Agro-Processors Association was launched in 2001 as a community response to the spoilage of fruit which grew in abundance in the Pomeroon area, coupled with the high proportion of…  


Teaching Self-Sufficiency to Women after Layou Disaster

The disaster caused serious damage to infrastructure, property and livelihoods for the residents of Layou particularly. Farmers were affected as the roads leading to their farms were destroyed…  


Caribbean Innovation Flourishes Among Youth Entrepreneurs

The Caribbean Innovation Challenge (CIC) is an international competition and business start-up accelerator program for young entrepreneurs in the Caribbean. The CIC was organized and developed by UNDP…  

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