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Indigenous Water Source Enhanced to Provide Water in Times of Crises

The official opening ceremony of the “Bagatelle Alternate Water Harvesting and Storage Project” was held yesterday in Commonwealth of Dominica, where ministry officials and partners were in…  


Transforming the Caribbean through Mission 2030

The United Nations Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean launched an interactive gallery showcasing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gallery under the theme “Mission 2030” was…  


90% Percent of Jamaican Youth rate Virtual Farming Game as Useful in Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture

The Cario Farming Game took a trip across Jamaica in November to educate youth about climate change and climate smart decisions and actions, with the ultimate goal of creating lasting behavioural…  


Jeanne’s Story: Working to Fight Fear in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

The story following Hurricane Maria is more than the overwhelming impact on the country and its people, but also about recovery, community resilience and self help.  


“With Her: A Skilled Girl Force”, International Day of the Girl 2018

Barbados and countries in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States are being called on to work alongside all girls to expand learning opportunities, chart new pathways and rethink how to prepare…  


Dominican Communities' Access to Water Boosted by Provision of 2,000 Gallon Water Truck

The United Nations Development Programme’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP) officially handed over a water truck to the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica.  


Early Warning System Toolkit Re-Designed

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the International Federation for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are…  


Eight Thousand Discarded Plastic Bottles Repurposed in Sustainable Agriculture Project

Over the past eleven months, four primary schools namely: O.S. De Hulp, O.S. II Tamanredjo, H.M. Bielkeschool and Shri Vasudev school, in the district of Commewijne, Suriname, were involved in a…  


J-CCCP Launches Cario Farming Game at Denbigh Agricultural & Industrial Show

J-CCCP has partnered with Jamaica 4-H Clubs to undertake the agriculture-based virtual game as this is Jamaica 4-H Clubs’ area of expertise and the Project is already partnering with them for a…  


St. Vincent & the Grenadines Climate Change Campaign Kicks Off in Communities

Three places in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Mesopotamia, Vermont and Bequia – have been the kick off spots for a climate change public education programme being implemented by the United…  

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