Securing pockets of paradise in the Caribbean: Embedding capacity for invasive alien species managemente in the UKOT basesd organisations - CLME+ HUB

    Securing pockets of paradise in the Caribbean: Embedding capacity for invasive alien species managemente in the UKOT basesd organisations

Brief Description:
The project addressed IAS management approaches and implementing on-the-ground practical activities in 9 sites within 4 Key Biodiversity Areas. It implemented public awareness through campaigns, hosted regional meetings, developed regional protocols/guidelines addressing critical IAS management issues and mapping IAS knowledge and capacity gaps. It also increased capacity of NGOs and local authorities in the four territories to tackle the problem of IAS and collaboration between Caribbean territories. It was part of the BEST 2 initiative.

El proyecto abord贸 los enfoques de gesti贸n de EEI y la implementaci贸n de actividades pr谩cticas en 9 sitios al interior de 4 脕reas Clave para la Biodiversidad. Implement贸 la conciencia p煤blica a trav茅s de campa帽as,reuniones regionales, desarrollo de protocolos / directrices regionales que abordan cuestiones cr铆ticas de gesti贸n de EEI y mapeo las brechas de conocimiento y capacidad de las EEI. Tambi茅n aument贸 la capacidad de las ONG y las autoridades locales en los cuatro territorios para abordar el problema de las EEI y la colaboraci贸n entre los territorios del Caribe.
Lead Organization : Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (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: 2016-01-05
End Date: 2019-01-04
Project Profile Manager: Elizabeth Radford
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Partners: National Park Trust of the Virgin Islands; National Trust of the Cayman Islands; Department of Environment of Montserrat; Montserrat National Trust; National Trust of the Turks and Caicos Islands
Grant (USD): $490,889.00
Total co-financing (USD): $0.00
(Co) financing not originating from GEF:
Participating Country(s):
 Cayman Islands  Turks and Caicos Islands  Virgin Islands (British)
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