Dominica benefits from $15 Million Japan Climate Change Partnership

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Dominica is the first of eight Caribbean countries to participate in a Japan funded Climate Change Partnership.

The Government of Japan has provided financial and technical support for the Japan Caribbean Climate Change Partnership under the United Nations Development Program, (UNDP), and sub-regional office for Barbados.

The project aims to support countries in the process of inclusive low emissions risk resilient development by improving energy security and integrating medium to long term planning for adaptation to climate change.

The project was launched on Friday April 8th.

Project Manager, Yoko Ebisawa said, “Interventions under the project include supporting policy innovation through the development of a number of nationally appropriate mitigation action and national adaptation plans. In addition implementing actually technology that is both low emission and advances climate risk management including demonstration in target countries. I hope that this project will help the people of Dominica to reduce tragedies…

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