High Level Delegation From Germany Visited Carriacou

PR – More climate resilience projects, with a focus on water development, are being looked at for Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

In this regard, a team from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection of Germany recently visited Carriacou. The team leader was German national Astrid Regier, Technical Advisor of the Climate Resilient Water Sector in Grenada.

Brian Bonaparte, Project Manager of the G-CREWS project, said the mission is to examine previously funded projects and the development of new ones.

The team used the opportunity to also meet with Permanent Secretary within the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Mr. Javan Williams, to discuss potential projects. They were given a tour of the site for the construction of a proposed ministerial complex.

Other areas visited included Bishop’s College, where plans are being looked at for the construction of a water catchment; Top Hill water catchment; and the solar field at Limlair.

Permanent Secretary within the Ministry of Infrastructure and Physical Development, Public Utilities and Civil Aviation, Michael Stephen, was also part of the visit team, as was Climate Change Focal Point for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Davon Baker.