Adaptation to Climate Change in the Caribbean - Preparing national and Regional Institutions to respond effectively to the impacts of climate change. Antigua & Barbuda. Grenada. Guyana. The Bahamas. by Leslie Walling Deputy Manager. St. Lucia. Barbados. St. Kitts & Nevis. Belize.
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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Caribbean
- Preparing national and Regional Institutions to respond effectively to the impacts of climate change.
Antigua & Barbuda
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Vincent & the
Trinidad & Tobago
Overall Objective of CPACC
To support Caribbean countries in preparing to cope with the adverse effects of global climate change, particularly sea level rise in coastal areas.
Identify & assess policy options & instruments
Strengthen monitoring & analysis of climate and sea level
Enhance Regional & national capabilities
Develop an integrated
Identify vulnerable areas
(1) Regional Components
Database & information systems
C3: Inventory of coastal resources
C4: Formulation of policy framework
C1: Monitoring Network
(2) National Pilot Components
C5: Coral reef monitoring
C6: Coastal vulnerability & risk assessment
C7: Economic Valuation of coastal resources
C8: Formulation of econ/regulatory proposals
C9: National communications & GHGI inventory
An enabling activity to facilitate access to information for the wide range of project stakeholders and general users and to meet the needs of the project management team.
Strengthen national capacity for analyzing climate and sea-level dynamics and trends, seeking to determine the immediate and potential impacts of global climate change;
all the participating countries.
support CC adaptation
Post CPACC Critical Path
Jan – May.02
Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change
in the Caribbean (MACC)
Linkage Between CPACC and MACC Activities
Stage I Activities1
Stage II Activities
Component 1: Mainstreaming of Climate Change in
Economic Valuation of
Coastal and Marine
Data for policy analysis
Formulation of economic/
regulatory Proposals (c8)
Basis for overall
Formulation of policy framework
for Adaptation to GCC (c4)
Component 2: Supporting the
Formulation of Specific Adaptation
Options and of a Regional Position
Basis for prep of 2nd Comm.
for St. Vincent (c9)*
Coastal Vulnerability (c6)
Facilitates identification of
Feeds into modeling work
Baseline for future studies
Expanded GCC Monitoring
Inventory of Coastal
Sea level and Climate Monitoring Network (c1)*
Basis for strengthening
Coral Reef Monitoring (c5)*
1 CPACC component number shown in parenthesis
* Indicates completed CPACC activities. The remainder are in progress.
Adapting to Climate Change in the Caribbean (ACCC) - Components