Building the Capacity of Civil Society to Shape Public Policy Reform in the Caribbean to Protect Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Brief Description:
Support the mainstreaming of biodiversity conservation into development decision making through several activities: assessments of the effectiveness of the policy frameworks for public participation, strategy development to strengthen environmental impact assessment (EIA) regulations, capacity building for local civil society, development of an online platform for public engagement in development decision making, and national and regional networking. This grant focuses on Jamaica, although select activities will be implemented in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Apoyo la integración de la conservación de la biodiversidad en la toma de decisiones de desarrollo a través de varias actividades: evaluaciones de la efectividad de los marcos de políticas para la participación pública, desarrollo de estrategias para fortalecer las regulaciones de evaluación de impacto ambiental (EIA), desarrollo de capacidades para la sociedad civil local, desarrollo de una plataforma en línea para la participación pública en la toma de decisiones sobre el desarrollo y la creación de redes nacionales y regionales. Esta subvención se enfoca en Jamaica, aunque algunas actividades se implementarán en República Dominicana y Haití.
Lead Organization : World Resources Institute
Donor: CEPF
Project ID: 62334
Geographic Scope: Multicountry (regional)
Project Status: Completed
   Last Update: 26/10/2020

Start Date: 2013-04-01
End Date: 2015-09-01
Official Project Document: Biodiversity-mainstreaming-final-report-World-Inst.pdf
Project Profile Manager: Carole Excell
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Partners: Jamaica Environment Trust, Windsor Research Centre, C-CAM, North Cockpit Country Local Forest management Council, INSAPROMA. ADHEN
Grant (USD): $254,843.00
Total co-financing (USD): $0.00
(Co) financing not originating from GEF:
Participating Country(s):
 Dominican Republic  Haiti  Jamaica
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