Barbados-born centenarian Hyacinth Mottley celebrates 106th birthday in Antigua

Born in Barbados on May 13, 1914, Hyacinth Mottley is being celebrated in Antigua & Barbuda today as she celebrates her 106th birthday. Mottley has...

Saint Lucia may declaration water emergency

The Saint Lucia Cabinet is considering a proposal to declare a water emergency, it has been announced. Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph, who has responsibility for...

GWP-C launches Water ChangeMaker Awards

The Caribbean arm of the Global Water Partnership (GWP), the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C), has joined the entire GWP Network in launching the Water...

Conserving water can save lives amid COVID-19 pandemic

Director of the Water Services Department (WSD) in St. Kitts, Charles Parris, strongly encourages residents in St. Kitts and Nevis to practice water conservation. The...

Highlights GEF IWEco-funded SKN SGP Projects

St. Kitts & Nevis has four IWEco-funded SGP Projects. Three are ongoing and one has been completed. Two are highlighted here: “Preserving the natural environment...

Local communities are front-line beneficiaries as the GEF Small Grants Programme works hand...

IWEco has a key objective of enhancing livelihood opportunities and socio-economic co-benefits for targeted communities from improved ecosystem services functioning. This aspect of the Project...

St. Kitts and Nevis urges improved links between water policy and climate change measures...

St. Kitts and Nevis was this weeks offered an opportunity to expound on its efforts to galvanise the Caribbean region, with UNESCO’s assistance, towards...

Jamaican Yekini Wallen-Bryan delivers winning pitch in GWP-C Young Caribbean Water Entrepreneurs Shark Tank...

Yekini Wallen-Bryan is the winner of the first-ever Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) Young Caribbean Water Entrepreneurs Shark Tank Competition. The 25-year-old Jamaican national was...

Limited water availability raising concerns across the region

The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) is warning that limited water availability will become a major concern for the region by February next...

Rainwater harvesting systems to be installed at 30 more schools in Jamaica

At least 30 additional schools will benefit from rainwater harvesting systems to be installed by Rural Water Supply Limited (RWSL) over coming months. The agency...