Conserving Species and Sites of International Importance by the Eradication of Invasive Species in the Caribbean UK Overseas Territories - CLME+ HUB

    Conserving Species and Sites of International Importance by the Eradication of Invasive Species in the Caribbean UK Overseas Territories

Brief Description:
The project is being implemented in 10 Important Bird Areas / Key Biodiversity Areas (IBAs/KBAs) in 5 Territories demonstrating best practice for the prevention, control or eradication of IAS. The project will have a positive impact on a range of species including: a) Eleven species of seabird; b) Three species of endangered iguana including the Blue Iguana and the Rock Iguana (Cayman Islands); and c) Critically endangered Montserrat Oriole and Mountain chicken. This project seeks to enhance capacity to restore ecosystem-wide benefits including regeneration of native fauna and flora and enhance ecosystem resilience to the negative impacts of climate change. This is a BEST initiative project.

El proyecto se est谩 implementando en 10 谩reas importantes para las aves / 谩reas clave para la biodiversidad (IBA / KBA) en 5 territorios que demuestran las mejores pr谩cticas para la prevenci贸n, control o erradicaci贸n de EEI. El proyecto tendr谩 un impacto positivo en una variedad de especies que incluyen: a) Once especies de aves marinas; b) Tres especies de iguanas en peligro de extinci贸n, incluidas la iguana azul y la iguana de roca (Islas Caim谩n); y c) Pollo de monta帽a y orop茅ndola de Montserrat en peligro cr铆tico de extinci贸n. Este proyecto busca mejorar la capacidad para restaurar los beneficios de todo el ecosistema, incluida la regeneraci贸n de la fauna y flora nativas, y mejorar la resiliencia del ecosistema a los impactos negativos del cambio clim谩tico. Este es un proyecto de iniciativa BEST.
Lead Organization : RSPB
Donor: European Commission Directorate General for International Cooperation (DG-DEVCO)
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Geographic Scope: Multicountry (regional)
Project Status: Completed
   Last Update: 13/01/2021

Start Date: 2013-01-01
End Date: 2015-01-12
Project Profile Manager: James Millet
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Partners: Anguilla National Trust; National Trust for Cayman Islands; National Parks Trust for the Virgin Islands; Jost Van Dyke Preservation Society; Turks and Caicos National Trust and the Department of Environment, Montserrat.
Grant (USD): $293,541.00
Total co-financing (USD): $17,070.00
(Co) financing not originating from GEF:
Participating Country(s):
 Anguilla  Cayman Islands  Montserrat  Turks and Caicos Islands  Virgin Islands (British)
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