climate adaptation

  • Photo of Early Warnings for All supported by CMO at the 19th World Meteorological Congress

    Early Warnings for All supported by CMO at the 19th World Meteorological Congress

    (Caribbean Meteorological Organization Press Release) Dr. Arlene Laing, Coordinating Director of the Caribbean Meteorological Organization Headquarters and the Permanent Representative of the British Caribbean Territories with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) made a statement at the 19th World Meteorological Congress, during the WMO Leadership and Management Forum on the Implementation of the UNEarly Warnings for All, a climate adaptation measure.…

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  • What does ‘climate-smart agriculture’ really mean? New tool breaks it down

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 14 2017 (IPS) – A Trinidadian scientist has developed a mechanism for determining the degree of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) compliance with respect to projects, processes and products. This comes as global attention is drawn to climate-smart agriculture as one of the approaches to mitigate or adapt to climate change. Steve Maximay says his Climate-Smart Agriculture Compliant…

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  • CDB boosts climate adaptation and capacity building projects

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) increased its capacity-building work in the Region in 2015 focusing on climate adaptation, renewable energy, public sanitation, environmental awareness and sustainability programmes. In this regard, financing was provided to help Haiti improve its population’s access to sanitation services. The Bank is also collaborating with the National Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation (DINEPA), the agency…

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