INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE specialise in innovative climate change solutions and sustainable international development; supporting and enhancing livelihoods, economies and environments around the world.

 
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C-FISH: Mesh Donated to Fishers in Bluefields, Jamaica

C-FISH: Mesh Donated to Fishers in Bluefields, Jamaica

As part of their grant from The C-FISH Initiative, the Bluefields Bay Fishermen’s Friendly Society (BBFFS) in Jamaica handed over 50 rolls of legal-sized mesh (valued at USD$5,000) to fishers. The hand over took place at Belmont Fishing Beach with the support of Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture, Hon. Luther Buchanan. Read … Continued

C-ARK Grant Programme: Call for Applications [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

C-ARK Grant Programme: Call for Applications [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

Sustainable Business Development and Renewable Energy Technologies Training Workshop

Sustainable Business Development and Renewable Energy Technologies Training Workshop

On Tuesday, August 19th, the Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) and The CARIBSAVE Partnership hosted a joint workshop in association with two projects supported by The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by the UNDP. The workshop was…

INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Regional Workshop held in Jamaica

INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Regional Workshop held in Jamaica

On July 23rd-24th The INTASAVE Partnership and CARIBSAVE, and the Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) had the pleasure of hosting a workshop in Jamaica, aimed at improving the communication of research findings to Caribbean policy makers to ensure that climate change…

Press Release: Major Study Highlights Threat to Caribbean’s Coral Reefs and Opportunity for Saving Them

Press Release: Major Study Highlights Threat to Caribbean’s Coral Reefs and Opportunity for Saving Them

Written by: Dr Owen Day (Director of Ecosystem-based Adaptation and the C-FISH Project, CARIBSAVE) and  Dr Ulric Trotz (Deputy Director, Caribbean Community Climate Change Center) (Excerpt from the press release…) A BBC news item called “From Despair to Repair:  Dramatic…

International Call for Post-Doctoral Fellows in Climate Change Research

International Call for Post-Doctoral Fellows in Climate Change Research

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) invites applications for Post-Doctoral Fellows to participate in a 5-year international interdisciplinary research programme on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation in the Semi-Arid Areas of South Asia. Appointments will be for a year, extendable to two years.  These Fellowships are part of a multi-million dollar, 7-year IDRC/DFID … Continued

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Mission

Supporting and enhancing livelihoods, economies and environments around the world; in an era of global environmental change and economic restructuring, providing innovative, dynamic and evidence-based solutions.

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation

Enhancing the understanding of the effects of climate change, and developing and implementing strategies to reduce vulnerabilities and increase the resilience of countries, ecosystems, economies and communities

Society and Livelihoods

Reducing poverty, building capacity, enhancing livelihoods and working with gender differentials and vulnerable groups through participatory engagement with communities, governments and the private sector

Education and Youth

Empowering future generations to respond to the challenges and opportunity in climate change and sustainable growth.

Green Growth and Blue Economy

Assisting and fostering sustainable environments and economies by partnering with communities, governments and the private sector in the incorporation of low-carbon development and effective terrestrial and marine resource management

South-South Cooperation, Knowledge Exchange & Development

Working to create and exchange knowledge and good practice across south-south countries, regions and networks to develop capacity and capability to achieve climate resilience and sustainable development

Climate Governance & Legislation

Partnering with governments, regional institutions and key stakeholders, to support the formulation and implementation of national, regional and global climate change policies and programmes

Vision

A world that responds to the opportunities and challenges of a changing climate and provides an equitable and sustainable future for all. 

Values

People, Partnerships and Professionalism 

Some Recent and Current Projects

  • China and South-South Adaptation Exchange

    China and South-South Adaptation Exchange

  • Global Small Islands and Climate Change

    Global Small Islands and Climate Change

  • Caribbean Fish Sanctuaries

    Caribbean Fish Sanctuaries

  • Coastal Communities and Climate Change

    Coastal Communities and Climate Change

  • Greening Tobago

    Greening Tobago

  • Climate Change Risk Atlas

    Climate Change Risk Atlas

“Although located in very different areas of the world, shorelines share many of the same risks. Small and medium-sized communities that often lack the technical and economic capacities of large cities face specific challenges of understanding the risks of climate change and mobilizing the resources needed for effective adaptation.”

Daniel Scott

Canada Research Chair in Global Change and Tourism & Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3), University of Waterloo, Canada

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