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The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines recognizes that energy plays a major role in the diversification of the country's economy and in the pursuit of poverty reduction.
River flows are threatened by deforestation, variation of annual precipitation caused by climate change and competing uses, like fresh water supply and irrigation. Alternative energy and adaptation of resources will be key to sustainable livelihoods in the face of climate change, felt acutely in the islands' region.
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When speaking of the Caribbean in the context of climate change the former is usually viewed as being a victim of the latter. While this is mostly true, what is often omitted is the fact that the region can and will play its part in global mitigation efforts - thereby taking a more proactive approach to its future. The exercise described herein involves the study of different types of renewable technologies and mitigative strategies, with the aim of making recommendations to the governments on the development of their renewable energy sector.