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Climate Change and the Water Sector in the Caribbean
Caribbean countries and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are among the most vulnerable to the effects of Global Climate Change. While contributing the least to the causes, small island states and low-lying countries have been the first to experience the impacts and will suffer the greatest consequences of this existential threat. The short documentary below highlights that these most affected countries are literally "running out of time and water." Action has to be taken immediately t...

CARPHA-CATS receives drone training

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Climate Change Adaptation Training

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New Intervention brochures published by CATS

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New Intervention brochures published by CATS
CATS interventions in Saint Vincent Kingstown watershed and marine ecosystem. CATS interventions in Saint Lucia Soufriere watershed and marine ecosystem. CATS interventions in Dominica Soufriere watershed and marine ecosystem. CATS interventions in Grenada Beausejour-Molinaire watershed and marine ecosystem. CATS interventions in St. Kitts and Nevis.  

New Videos available on CATS YouTube Channel

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New Videos available on CATS YouTube Channel
The Guyana Ministry of Education published three fantastic videos informing about Climate Change and its hazards for the treasures of Guyana. These short films educate about the causes for climate change and the related negative effects for Guyana, its nature and its people. The three documentaries set out ways on how to help avoiding Climate Change and how to mitigate the induced problems. The production of these videos was supported by the German Government through the giz CATS program.

Annette's first post

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Having recognized the importance and sensitivity of the Placencia Peninsula, the Government of Belize (GOB) agreed to a project to implement a wastewater (sewerage) system for the area. Due to the rapid development and population growth being experienced on the Peninsula, the potential for ground water contamination and pollution of the waters of the lagoon and the Caribbean Sea were predicted to intensify. The Government therefore commissioned two consultancies, a feasibility study and a detail...
CATS adoption of the Soufriere Primary School as a
The Soufriere Primary School was on Wednesday April 26, 2017, officially adopted by the Caribbean Aqua- Terrestrial Solutions (CATS) and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) as a reef guardian school. This school  will become the lead  primary institution for championing environmental education in Dominica. CATS aims to strengthen its partnership with the school  and develop capacity to execute a wide range of  projects that will positively impact the  environment. This collaboration also ai...
Information Sharing on Low-Chemical Agricultural Practices Supported by Ministries of Agriculture and Community Organisations of the OECS under the CATS Programme
TAMCC students consult facilitator during lunch break at Natural Pest Control training at the farm of Evans Gooding of NEFO Farmers Saint Lucia has been conducting many training sessions on non-chemical use within the agricultural sector.  These have been facilitated by Agronomist, Thaddeus Constantine of the Ministry of Agriculture.  Several private and public sector entities within the State have also benefitted from the technical expertise of Mr. Quint Odlum, on the installation and appl...
Anse Chastanet/Jade Mountain, Ministry of Agriculture and the CATS Programme partner for Sustainable Livelihoods in Soufriere through Mushroom Cultivation Training
Participants learn various skills associated with mushroom cultivation and pure culture During the week of March 6th 2017, Nick Troubetzkoy’s Emerald Farm of Jade Mountain/Anse Chastanet  hosted a training for farmers in Mushroom Cultivation.  This initiative was birthed during discussions of the Emerald Farm Manager, Dr. Pawan Srivastava, with project partners, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions (CATS) Programme which is implemented jointly by the Ger...

IWOKRAMA: Using a forest without loosing it

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IWOKRAMA: Using a forest without loosing it
Iwokrama's Timber Harvesting Model.The BrandAll of Iwokrama’s business models are designed to follow international economic, social and environmental best practices and employ innovative governance systems involving various stakeholders. The Centre will use the results of the research and experience it acquired in Phase I of its operations in areas such as forest dynamics, pre-harvest and post-harvest inventories, community engagement, certification, facilities layout and logistics to help r...
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