Mission Director Chris Cushing , officially hands over RRACC Demonstration project documents to Alvin DaBreo, Minister with resp
July 5, 2016

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).

Officials tour  the Mero community to observe the major drainage improvements done under the RRACC project.
July 5, 2016

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.

USAID Mission Director Christopher Cushing (second left) is joined by Janelle Lewis, Chloe Noble, Courtney Samuels,  and Pierre
July 5, 2016

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.

These young students from the Nursery section of  Dominica's Social Centre were all smiles during the recent project close out c
July 5, 2016

At-risk youth in Dominica who have suffered abuse, neglect, or been in conflict with the law have benefitted from juvenile justice reforms including alternative sentencing, rehabilitation, and reintegration. These reforms took place under the $5.8 million Juvenile Justice Reform Project (JJRP) in the Eastern Caribbean funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

USAID Mission Director Christopher Cushing (4th left) other USAID staff  and CARCEP officials pose for a photo following the wor
July 5, 2016

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) is assisting Caribbean nations to become more energy efficient through policies and incentives that promote low emission growth and greater public/private sector investment in clean energy development.


Last updated: July 05, 2016

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