Caribbean

COLME: Caribbean digital video instruction

David Walker shows how digital video productions allow extension workers to reach larger numbers of farmers, at a time when extension services are being greatly reduced. Read more...

Q&A: ICTs and land valuation services in Jamaica

Knowing the exact value of a piece of land is essential both for local governments, to enable them to levy appropriate taxes, and for farmers to calculate their annual budgets. Yet in order to establish the value of land, both parties often have to... Read more...

Q&A: Gender and participatory video in agriculture and development

How can women in particular benefit from participatory video? Read more...

PDF: Antigua and Barbuda’s Initial National Communication on Climate Change - 2001

Government of Antigua & Barbuda programme of activities fulfilling UNFCCC obligations. Link | Read more...

PDF: St. Lucia’s Climate Change Adaptation Policy & Strategy - 2003

St. Lucia’s integrated and coordinated approach to planning for and ameliorating the effects of climate change. | Read more...

PDF: Guyana’s National Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Adaptation Plan 2001

Guyana’s plan for adaptation to climate change, focussing on the country’s vulnerable coastal areas. | Read more...

Document: Communicating Hurricane Preparedness for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Caribbean

By Maria Protz. Paper on the need to establish communications networks in the Caribbean for hurricane preparedness for the agricultural and fishery sectors. The network would involve the use of rural phone ‘hotlines’, regular live radio call-in... | Read more...

Project: Caribbean Planning for Adaptation to Climate Change (CPACC)

Project building capacity in the Caribbean region for the adaptation to climate change impacts, particularly sea level rise. Regional projects include design and establishment of a sea level/climate monitoring network and establishment of databases and information systems. | Read more...

Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre coordinates the Caribbean region’s response to climate change. Officially opened in August 2005, the Centre is the key node for information on climate change issues and on the region’s response to... Link | Read more...

Small Island Developing States Network climate change and sea-level rise dossier

SIDSnet connects 43 Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, and African island nations. Its main goal is to use ICTs to support sustainable development. | Read more...

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