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Climate Proofing in GCREWS Water Infrastructure

Climate proofing is an essential tool in climate related project management. Therefore, a climate screening has been executed during the planning phase of the Climate-Resilient Water Sector Project in Grenada (G-CREWS). During the implementation phase the screening was extended to a full climate proofing process to ensure, on the one hand, that the infrastructure to…

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Assessment of the Vulnerability to Climate Variability and Change of Grenada’s Water Sector

This report summarizes the findings of a climate change vulnerability assessment (VA) of the water sector in Grenada. GIZ conducted the VA to support the preparation of the project “Climate Resilient Water Sector in Grenada” (CREWS, working title). The project is intended for submission to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). GIZ conducted the assessment between…

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Developing a Climate Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation System for Grenada’s National Adaptation Plan

This report has been commissioned by the Environment Division of the Ministry of Climate Resilience of Grenada. Technical and financial support was provided through the NAP Global Network’s Country Support Hub, which is hosted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). The report was written by an independent expert on adaptation monitoring and evaluation…

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Greenhouse Gas Inventory of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) Sector in Grenada

This publication is a product of the Cool Contributions fighting Climate Change (C4) Project implemented by GIZ Proklima. It is part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) supports this initiative on the basis of a decision adopted by the German Bundestag. The project…

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Nutrient and Sediment Inputs of the Beausejour River

In Grenada, a major problem facing coral reefs in the Moliniere Beausejour Marine Protected Area (MBMPA) is macroalgae overgrowth and their deleterious effects on corals. Reduced herbivory from overfishing and excess nutrients associated with pollution from land runoff have been implicated as factors causing significant increases in macroalgae cover on coral reefs. Since the official…

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Input report for the development of an M&E System for the ‘Integrated Climate Change Adaption Strategy’ in Grenada

As a small island, Grenada is particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of projected climatic changes. Whilst Grenada has developed several policies and projects relating to adaptation over the years, a strategic and comprehensive approach to adaptation, including coordination across sectors and the implementation of concrete measures is needed. The German Federal Ministry for the…

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The CARIBSAVE Climate Change Risk Atlas (CCCRA) Climate Change Risk Profile for Grenada

Contribution to climate change knowledge and understanding Climate change is a serious and substantial threat to the economies of Caribbean nations, the livelihoods of communities and the environments and infrastructure across the region. The CARIBSAVE Climate Change Risk Atlas (CCCRA) Phase I, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID/UKaid) and the Australian Agency…

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Energy Snapshot Grenada (2015)

This profile provides a snapshot of the energy landscape of Grenada—a small island nation consisting of the island of Grenada and six smaller islands in the southeastern Caribbean Sea—three of which are inhabited: Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique. The 2015 electricity rates in Grenada are $0.34 per kilowatt-hour (kWh), in line with the Caribbean regional…

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Climate Smart Agriculture in Grenada- CSA considerations

The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects an ambition to improve the integration of agriculture development and climate responsiveness. It aims to achieve food security and broader development goals under a changing climate and increasing food demand. CSA initiatives sustainably increase productivity, enhance resilience, and reduce/remove greenhouse gases (GHGs), and require planning to address tradeoffs and…

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Wise Practices for Coping With Beach Erosion

Beaches are continuously changing – from day to day, month to month and year to year – as the natural forces of wind and water meet the land. These changes, which have been taking place for millions of years, are linked to variations in wind, waves, currents and sea level height. But it is not…

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Climate Change Adaptation in Grenada: Water Resources, Coastal Ecosystems and Renewable Energy

This publication is the product of an international study led by the Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Foreign Trade and Export Development of Grenada. The completion of the report on Climate Change Adaptation in Grenada: Water Resources,…

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Grenada Climate Change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessment

Prior to the activities outlined in the present report, no projects had been undertaken that focus specifically on climate change adaptation in the Grenadian health sector. The present health and climate change vulnerability and adaptation assessment (V&A) serves as a first step towards guiding the Ministry of Health and Social Security (MoHSS) in its future…

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