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29 Jan 2016 description

Bridgetown, Barbados - El Gobierno de Japón y el Programa de Desarrollo de las Naciones Unidas (PNUD) lanzaron el día de hoy, con una inversión de 15 millones de dolares, la iniciativa Japón-Caribe Alianza por el Cambio Climático (J-CCCP, por sus siglas en inglés). La iniciativa está alineada al Acuerdo de París sobre el Cambio Climático, para mantener el calentamiento global por debajo de 2 grados Celsius e impulsar los esfuerzos para limitar el aumento de la temperatura aún más a 1,5 grados centígrados por encima de los niveles pre-industriales.

09 Jan 2016 description
report World Bank

Even before Hurricane Joaquin’s catastrophic flooding of South Carolina in October, the storm had hit ten islands of The Bahamas with brute force. On Crooked Island, 85 percent of the homes were destroyed. Over 36 hours, the storm rested menacingly over the islands, closing airports as well as destroying communications and electrical infrastructure, according to the Ministry of Environment and Housing in Nassau.

A platform to improve resilience in the Caribbean

29 Dec 2015 description

Petrocaribe: 10 años fortaleciendo la seguridad alimentaria del Caribe y Centroamérica

Nueva publicación analiza las principales lecciones del acuerdo de integración regional que ha sostenido más de un centenar de programas.

29 Dec 2015 description

Países caribeños de CARICOM muestran progreso en el cumplimiento de los objetivos globales de hambre, según la FAO

Subalimentación en el Caribe disminuyó de 8,1 millones en 1990-92 a 7,5 millones en 2014-16.

23 Dec 2015 description

Caribbean CARICOM countries show progress in meeting global hunger targets, according to FAO report

Undernourishment in the Caribbean declined from 8.1 million in 1990-92 to 7.5 million in 2014-16. Three Caribbean Community countries – Barbados, Guyana and St Vincent and the Grenadines –met both the World Food Summit (WFS) hunger reduction goal set in 1996 and the hunger reduction target of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), agreed upon in 2000.

23 Nov 2015 description

Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are highly vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions. Between FY 2006 and FY 2015, USAID provided nearly $777 million to assist disaster-affected populations in the LAC region, including nearly $509 million from USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and approximately $268 million from USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP).

28 Oct 2015 description

El presente documento entrega un panorama mensual sobre la situación de los precios de alimentos en América Latina y el Caribe. Mediante el monitoreo de la información oficial de los países de la región, se busca entregar una alerta sobre los potenciales impactos que un alza de los precios de los alimentos puede generar sobre el bienestar de los hogares más pobres y vulnerables de la región, dado que son quienes destinan una proporción importante de sus ingresos al consumo de alimentos.

07 Sep 2015 description

Bridgetown, 7 September 2015 -- The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD, or FIDA by its Spanish acronym) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to tackle the growing level of youth unemployment in the Caribbean.

07 Sep 2015 description

Bridgetown, 07 de septiembre de 2015 - El Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) y la Organización para la Agricultura y la Alimentación de las Naciones Unidas (FAO) han unido sus fuerzas para hacer frente al creciente nivel de desempleo de los jóvenes del Caribe.

04 Sep 2015 description

OECS Commission, Castries Saint Lucia 03/09/15 -The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission is in final preparations to host its fifth climate change seminar, which is to be held under the theme: Strengthening the Environment and Building Resilience to Climate Change in OECS Member States”.

The seminar will take place at the Conference Room of the Verandah Resort and Spa in St Phillips, Antigua from September 9-10 2015.

03 Sep 2015 description

On Sunday, August 30th, Hon. Nickolas Steele, Minister of Health, led a delegation to Dominica, following the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika. The delegation included the Minister, a Pathologist and three senior police officers.

The trip to Dominica was made by sea, using a private vessel, which carried water and non-perishable food.

The Government of Grenada expresses sincere gratitude to RUBIS for its contribution of fuel towards the mission in the value of $12,300.00.

02 Sep 2015 description

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, September 01, 2015 -GIS: Grenada’s Health Minister Nickolas Steele has assured Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Grenada’s commitment to help his country rebuild following devastation by Tropical Storm Erika.

Steele was among the first ministerial delegation from any country to arrive in Roseau following the devastation.

He arrived Sunday as head of a delegation which included Deputy Commissioner of Police Franklin Redhead, an engineer and a pathologist.

31 Aug 2015 description

Message: Dominica: CDEMA CU continues to coordinate the Regional Response Mechanism to moblise support to Dominica.

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