Port of Spain, October 4, 2019 – Stakeholders from the public and private sectors and civil society, including vulnerable local communities, in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines have been participating in a series of national consultations on December 11, 2018 and March 18-22 and September 11, 2019 to develop a Climate Change Policy, Strategy and Implementation Plan to mainstream climate resilience into the country’s development agenda.

 

The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is providing technical assistance to the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning, Sustainable Development and Information Technology to facilitate the series of national consultations and develop a new policy framework.  The aim of these consultations was to gain stakeholder input in identifying and reviewing their priorities and relevant measures for adaptation and mitigation for key sectors to inform a National Climate Change Policy and a Climate Change Strategy and Implementation Plan.

 

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