FP061

Integrated physical adaptation and community resilience through an enhanced direct access pilot in the public, private, and civil society sectors of three Eastern Caribbean small island developing states

Integrated physical adaptation and community resilience through an enhanced direct access pilot in the public, private, and civil society sectors of three Eastern Caribbean small island developing states

Strengthening the resilience of three Caribbean islands to climate change-related threats by improving the hurricane resilience of community buildings, homes, and businesses, and through flood prevention measures.

Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and Grenada are three Small Island Developing States facing challenges to adapt to climate change-related threats such as more intense hurricanes, higher temperatures, and lower overall rainfall. Small grants for community organizations, together with revolving loans for households and businesses, will improve the resilience of infrastructure to withstand category 5 hurricanes. A funding mechanism for public infrastructure (including drainage and irrigation) and ecosystems will also reduce disruptions in the water system and improve soil and water conservation, which are all threatened by the results of climate change.

The project has an estimated lifespan of 4 years.

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
13,200
Indirect
69,000
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

29 Jul 2016 - 581 days

Concept note received

29 Jul 2016

Funding proposal received

16 Sep 2017

Cleared by iTAP

06 Feb 2018

Approved

01 Mar 2018 - 503 days

Approved by GCF Board

01 Mar 2018

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

21 Sep 2018

FAA executed

18 Apr 2019

Under implementation

16 Jul 2019 - 221 days so far

FAA effective

16 Jul 2019

Disbursement - USD 3,000,000

14 Oct 2019

Completed

16 Jul 2023 - 1,242 days to go

One region

  • Latin America and the Caribbean

Three countries

One priority group

  • Small Island Developing States
USD  
  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing13% disbursed

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 20,000,000

Cofinancing

CofinancerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingOtherUSD 1,459,120
Co-FinancingOtherUSD 555,120
Co-FinancingOtherUSD 555,120

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Accredited Entity

Department of Environment, Ministry of Health and Environment, Government of Antigua and Barbuda

Diann Black-Layne
Director
#1 Victoria Park Botanical Gardens, Factory Road, St. John's, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
Michai Robertson
Policy consultant
#1 Victoria Park Botanical Gardens, Factory Road, St. John's, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda

National Designated Authority

Antigua and Barbuda

Ministry with responsibility for the Environment

Carol MASON
Principal Assistant Secretary, Ministry with responsibility for the Environment
#1 Victoria Park Botanical Gardens, Factory Rd., St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda
Nadia SPENCER-HENRY
Debt Manager, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance
Phone +1 268 462 2469
nadia.spencer-henry@ab.gov.ag
Gail IMHOFF-GORDON
Senior Public Financial Management Officer, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance
Dominica

Ministry of Planning, Economic Development and Investment

Samuel Carrette
Chief Development Planner
5th Floor, Financial Centre Kennedy Avenue, Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominica
Phone +1 767 266 3561
Phone +1 767 266 4289
sam285@hotmail.com
Grenada

Ministry of Finance, Planning, Economic Development and Physical Development

Titus Antoine
Head (Ag.) Department of Economic and Technical Cooperation
Financial Complex,Carenage, St. George's, Grenada
Phone +473 435 8889
Phone +473 534 9060
titusantoine@detc.gov.gd
Isha Abraham
Deputy Permanent Secretary
Financial Complex,Carenage, St. George's, Grenada
Phone +473 440 2731
Phone +473 534 5569
mcdeane@hotmail.com