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Project Title

Global-Local Caribbean Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Scenarios (GoLoCarSce)

Funding Agency

ACP Caribbean & Pacific Research Programme for Sustainable Development. Grant contract identification number FED/2011/281-134

Title of the call for proposals

ACP Caribbean & Pacific Research Programme for Sustainable Development

Project Duration

Three Years

Research Institutions

University of the West Indies (Trinidad and Tobago), The Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), The Cropper Foundation (TCF), The Stockholm Environment (SEI),

Research Focus/Objectives

The overall objective of the project is to help Small Island Developing States in the Caribbean better understand and manage the effects of Climate Change (CC), to improve resilience and build adaptive capacity, as a means of promoting more sustainable forms of development and sustainable livelihoods. Specifically, it is designed to improve the scientific understanding of the effects of CC on the ecological, social, political and economic systems of the small islands of the Caribbean through the development of a set of locally-relevant, socio-economic scenarios for the Caribbean.

Project Sites

Five Core Cases: Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago.