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Bahamas

Bahamas

  • Countrywide Grid Stability Study in the Bahamas

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    Technical Assistance
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    Implementation
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    Context

    The vulnerability of the Bahamas to the impacts of climate change is well known given its geographical vulnerabilities (limited land mass, low-relief and dispersion of islands, i.e., environmental vulnerabilities (high temperatures, storm surges, sea level rise, flooding, tropical cyclones and non-tropical processes), the concentration of socioeconomic activities and critical infrastructure in narrow coastal zones, its heavy dependence on tourism as a revenue source, and the limited human and institutional capacity.

  • CTCN Regional Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Type: 
    Event
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    Monday, August 20, 2018 - Monday, August 20, 2018 Europe/Copenhagen
    Country:
    Uruguay

    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.

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: Bahamas

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    Publication
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    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

  • Energy Matrix Country Briefings: Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad & Tobago

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    This publication is designed to increase the base of knowledge about the characteristics and functions of the energy sector in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. This work on the energy matrix and sector governance of each country in the Caribbean was carried out in parallel to similar work for the rest of the Latin American and Caribbean region. However, the methodology for this region varies slightly from country to country as there is no single set of comparable data for all the nations in this group.

  • The impact of sea level rise on developing countries: a comparative analysis

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    This paper assess the consequences of continued sea level rise (SLR) for 84 developing countries divided by region. The aim of this research was to produce a baseline estimate of the impacts of SLR that can be used by policymakers and international development institutions when allocating resources for adaptation to climate change.

  • Adaptation to climate change and managing disaster risk in the Caribbean and South-East Asia

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    This report is an of the outcome of the Seminar on Climate Change and Severe Weather Events in the Caribbean and Asia, held in Barbados in July of 2003. Presentations made at the seminar were based on six case studies carried out in the Caribbean and Southeast Asia. In the tourism sector, studies were conducted in the Bahamas and Thailand; studies on agriculture and fisheries were carried out in East Timor and Belize, respectively; and the urban water case studies were undertaken in Jamaica and the Philippines.

  • Bahamas national policy for the adaptation to climate change

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    The Government of The Bahamas has prepared this national policy for adaptation to climate change. Specifically, it provides an assessment of the degree of vulnerability of The Bahamas to the projected impacts of climate change by sectors; of the capacity for adaptation to anthropogenic climate change; and proposes strategies for anticipating and ameliorating or avoiding the negative impacts.

  • Assessment of the economic impact of climate change on CARICOM countries

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    The small islands developing states of the Caribbean are highly susceptible to the impacts of climate change and as such are compelled to formulate comprehensive adaptation strategies. First however, they must assess their potential losses from climate change. The purpose of this report is to assess the potential economic impact of climate change on the CARICOM countries: Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago.