- Type:EventDate:Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Thursday, October 2, 2014 Europe/CopenhagenCountry:Barbados
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This report was prepared to better understand the implication of climate change for tourism in the Caribbean and the options for addressing these projected impacts. Concentrated on Bartbados, the report addresses the impact of sea level rise on the coastal elements of country's tourism product and changing precipitation and consumption patterns on the available potable water supply on which the tourism industry and the population of Barbados depend.
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This assessment of progress towards the MDGs in Grenada is meant to provide information on country progress on MDG achievement. The consultant was required to work closely with the Ministry of Finance in Grenada, the Millennium Development Goals National Committee (MDGNC) and the UNDP Barbados and the OECS SRO.
The research considered:
Future of reefs in a changing environment: an ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change: Barbados country profileType:PublicationPublication date:Sectors:
This report provides a summary of governance and livelihoods research conducted as part of the Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment (FORCE) project.
In this country report for Barabdos, over 500 interviews and surveys were completed as part of this study, including interviews with community members, fishing and tourism resource users, recreational divers, government agents, and representatives of NGOs.
An assessment of potential impacts of climate change and climate Variability on small-scale fisheries in the eastern CaribbeanType:PublicationPublication date:Sectors:
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.
A nation rebuilding: an assessment of reconstruction and economic recovery one year after Hurricane IvanType:PublicationPublication date:Approach:
Hurricane Ivan struck Grenada on September 7, 2004 and one year later a group of researchers undertook an analysis of the impact of relief work.
Large-scale efforts had been mounted by Grenadian Government agencies, the private sector and civil society in Grenada. Several bilateral and multi-lateral agencies as well as international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) provided considerable assistance.
Barbados has been extremely successful in its embrace of solar water heating: saving millions of dollars in imported fossil fuel costs and millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide every year, thanks to the expansion of this climate compatible technology. In this CDKN Inside Story, Seizing the sunshine – Barbados’ thriving solar water heater industry, Will Bugler of Acclimatise explores the factors that encouraged Barbados’ homes and businesses to establish and expand their use of solar water heating – and the
This brief describes the process of sugar production, explaining yields, crushing, juice treatment, juice boiling and cleanliness.