Eighty-two more Surinamese youth are now better equipped for the workforce having completed basic life skills and pre-employment training under the Youth to Youth (Y2Y) component of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Kari Yu! Youth Development and Juvenile Justice Program.
Vincentians are benefitting from a modernized juvenile justice system and are better equipped to adapt to climate change as a result of two major projects supported by the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
Grenada’s capacity to mitigate climate change risks stemming from storms, hurricanes, droughts and other extreme weather events, is significantly enhanced thanks to a five-year $9.5 million Rallying the Region to Action on Climate Change (RRACC) project implemented by the United States Government in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
A United States Government-funded climate change project in the Eastern Caribbean helped one community avoid major flooding during last year’s passage of Tropical Storm Erika and also provided Dominican farmers with access to climate-smart technology to increase food and energy security during times of scarcity.
As the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), continues to support to regional governments to reduce youth crime and violence across the Eastern Caribbean, Kittitian and Guyanese officials working with at-risk youth have benefitted significantly from participation in the Fifth National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence held on June Monday June 27- Wednesday, June 29, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Last updated: August 26, 2016