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  PRESS RELEASE OECS Commission, Castries Saint Lucia 23/09/2014   School students in the Virgin Islands can expect an educational treat next week when the OECS Commission hosts its first ever climate change exhibition at the Central Administrative Complex in the Government Buildings – East Atrium, Road Town, Tortola.

OECS To Hold Climate Change Exhibition in Tortola, Virgin Islands


We met with Dr. Leighton Naraine Vice Principal and Science Lecturer at the college to discuss the innovative research he’s leading at CFBC. As the name suggests, the project makes use of a combination of a hydroponic system – a growing environment where plants are grown in water, and use […]

CFBC Hybrid Hydroponics-Agroponics Pilot Project


Basseterre, St. Kitts, May 12, 2014 (SKNIS): The Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) is moving forward with its plans to implement its winning OAS project which spotlights non-traditional agricultural systems. The project, dubbed Provisions of Organic, Hydroponic, and Hybrid-System Growing for Caribbean Schools and Model for Local Caribbean Entrepreneurship, was […]

WINNING OAS PROJECT REACHES IMPLEMENTATION STAGE



Basseterre St. Kitts 2nd April 2014 Mona White of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre made a presentation to stakeholders at the St. Kitts – Nevis Chamber of Industry & Commerce conference room as part of a sensitisation exercise to inform interested persons in the twin-island federation of the opportunities available […]

Inventors Invited to Apply for Funding


(OECS Secretariat, Castries Saint Lucia) The Secretariat of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will present its first completed works in climate change intervention during a brief ceremony next week on the island of Petite Martinique, Grenada. The ceremony to mark the just concluded works will be held next […]

OECS PRESENTS FIRST COMPLETED WORKS IN CLIMATE CHANGE INTERVENTION


(OECS Secretariat, Castries Saint Lucia) The region has been called to speed up preparations for the onslaught of climate change or face continued damage and consequent revenue losses to their main economic drivers. The call was made by climate experts presenting at the just concluded OECS climate change seminar which […]

CALL FOR SPEEDY CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGIES TO REDUCE LOSSES



PRESS RELEASE (OECS Secretariat, Castries Saint Lucia) The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Secretariat is in final preparations to host its third climate change seminar, which is to focus on ‘strategies and innovations in tourism and agriculture’. The seminar will take place at the Royal Saint Lucian Hotel in […]

OECS Climate Change Seminar To Focus On Tourism and Agriculture ...


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS) The Water Services Department (WSD) in St. Kitts, is tapping the creativity of young people between the ages of 14-17 to tackle climate change through the use of social media. In honour of the International Year of Water Cooperation, WSD is sponsoring a competition for the production […]

YOUTH TO SHAPE CLIMATE CHANGE  MESSAGE


(OECS Secretariat, Castries Saint Lucia) The Organisation of East Caribbean States (OECS) will host the second in a series of annual climate change seminars from September 11-13, 2012 at the St Kitts Marriot Hotel. The seminar is to be held under the theme, “Climate Change and Our Coast – Exploring […]

OECS to Host Climate Change Seminar in September



Panos Caribbean: RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On June 22, 2012 heads of state and government of six countries and a foundation made bold commitments to preserve natural resources that provide livelihoods, food, protection from natural disasters and other benefits to people. The commitments were made at an event in […]

SIX HEADS OF STATE COMMIT TO INVEST IN NATURE


PRESS RELEASE by H.E. Stefan Schlüter Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany This week’s International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May provides us with a special opportunity to draw attention to biological diversity, an indispensable necessity for us and vital to life on our planet. This year the […]

International Day for Biological Diversity


Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): The green economy within the context of the Caribbean is so important that it should be a requisite for all development strategies. This is according to Patricia Aquing, Executive Director of the Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI) who was in the Federation as part of a […]

CEF-6 TO CREATE AWARENESS ON THE GREEN ECONOMY