This technology transfer advances Antigua and Barbuda's
- Nationally Determined Contribution adaptation target: By 2030, all buildings are improved and prepared for extreme climate events, including drought, flooding and hurricanes.
CTCN organized its Regional Forum for Nationally Designated Entities of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) on August 20, 2018, in Montevideo, Uruguay, as part of the LAC Climate Week (August 20-23, 2018). Thirty-six participants from 21 countries attended the Forum. CTCN invited NDEs from LAC countries and selected network members. It also supported NDEs to participate in the LAC Climate Week for the full week.
There is a paucity of shared scientific information on the likely impacts of climate change on fisheries in the Eastern Caribbean.
Small-scale fisheries can play an important role with respect to key development issues such as poverty alleviation, food security and pro-poor growth especially in small island developing states.
This Report constitutes the Initial National Communications in accordance with the Guidelines laid down by the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP) in decision 10/CP2, and as required under Articles 4 and 12 of the UNFCCC.
The report constitutes one output of the programme of Enabling Activities implemented by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda through the Office of the Prime Minister. This forms a part of project ANT/97/GC2/99 financed by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and implemented in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
This Second National Communication reflects the state of the climate change situation impacting Antigua and Barbuda at the time of its publication and its projected impact in the future. It also details the impact climate change will have on climate dependent and climate sensitive economic sectors.