News, Present Initiative, Projects

Sustainable Grenadines Inc Small Grants Program

Application Deadline: August 22nd, 2021

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Biodiversity, Climate Change and Marine Protected Areas, Past Initiative, Program Area, Projects

Ashton Lagoon Restoration Project

Project Info Donors The KfW Development Bank through the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), The Philip Stephenson Foundation (PSF), Global Environment Facility – Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP).  Location Union Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Duration 2 years (2016 to 2018) Background As a small island...

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Biodiversity, Climate Change and Marine Protected Areas, Present Initiative, Program Area, Projects

Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program- (CMBP)

Project Info Project NameCaribbean Marine Biodiversity Program (CMBP) DonorsU.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) LocationSt. VincentBequiaCanouanMayreauUnion IslandGrenadaPetite MartiniqueCarriacou Duration5 years (2014 to 2019) BackgroundThe Grenadine Bank seascape comprises an archipelago...

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Civil Society Strengthening & Stewardship Building, Present Initiative, Program Area, Projects

Building Benefits for Nature and People

Project Info DonorsGlobal Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) Strategic Grant LocationSt. VincentBequiaUnion Island Duration2 years (2016 to 2018) Project DescriptionThe four main components of this project include:Improving local participation in ecosystem monitoring and managementImplementing a community vision for...

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Community Education & Outreach, Past Initiative, Program Area, Projects

Peer Mentoring for LEAP in the Grenadines

Project Info Project NamePeer mentoring for LEAP in the Grenadines (a subproject of MPA Connect’s ‘Capacity Building in Wider Caribbean Region with special follow-up in the Mesoamerican Reef Region and Networking with MPAs in the Eastern Caribbean’) DonorsCoral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) of the U.S. National and Atmospheric...

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Biodiversity, Climate Change and Marine Protected Areas, Present Initiative, Projects

CMBP- HACCP Trainings

Project Info CMBP HACCP – A total of One Hundred and Forty-Six (146) Fisherfolk in the Grenadines Bank (130 men and 16 women) received training in post-harvest handling of seafood using the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) method. Thirty-nine (39) beneficiaries were from Carriacou, forty-five (45) from...

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Community Education & Outreach, Present Initiative, Program Area, Projects

SusGren Junior Ranger Program

Project Info SusGren’s work in the Grenadines focuses on 6 different areas that contribute to our long-term vision:“Civil society organizations and individuals in the Grenadines will be applying enhanced capacity and motivation to manage natural resources wisely, resulting in measurable outcomes for environmental health and...

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Biodiversity, Climate Change and Marine Protected Areas, Present Initiative, Program Area, Projects

CMBP- Increase Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Management of SIOBMPA

Project Info CMBP Increase Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Management of SIOBMPA MMA personnel (Sandy Island Oyster Bed Marine Protected Area – SIOBMP) manager, two wardens and an Outreach Officer) were hired under CMBP continued to perform core MMA functions to improve the management effectiveness of SIOBMPA, including...

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Biodiversity, Climate Change and Marine Protected Areas, Present Initiative, Program Area, Projects

CMBP- Moorings Installation

Project Info Twenty-five (25) moorings were fully installed in the Tobago Cays Marine Park (TCMP), (anchor blocks positioned, chains, lines and buoys attached ready to use) and 22 in SIOBMPA. Installation was led by a local commercial diving company, Carriacou Underwater Services, with support from TCMP personnel experienced in moorings...

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Civil Society Strengthening & Stewardship Building, Past Initiative, Program Area, Projects

CMBP- Lobster Pot Project

Project Info CMBP Lobster Pot – A pilot project to trial the use of lobster pots as a more sustainable alternative to highly destructive trammel nets was carried out with 25 fishers in Mayreau. The participating fishers received training in how to assemble the lobster pots from fishers in Bequia, another Grenadine Island. They also...

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