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									        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS


PROJECT TITLES
BIODIVERSITY
   •   SUPPORTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF BARBADOS' DRAFT NATIONAL BIOSAFETY
       FRAMEWORK
   •   FACILITATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BARBADOS NATIONAL PARK

CLIMATE CHANGE
   •   SOLAR POWER EXPANSION PROJECT

PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS [POPs]
   •   CHARACTERISATION AND ASSESSMENT OF SOURCES OF UNINTENTIONALLY
       PRODUCED PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (uPOPs) AND THE APPLICATION OF
       BEST AVAILABLE TECHNIQUES (BAT) AND BEST ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES (BEP)
   •   ELIMINATION OF THE USE OF PCB-CONTAINING EQUIPMENT
   •   STRENGTHENING CAPACITY TO CONTROL ILLEGAL TRAFFIC IN PERSISTENT
       ORGANIC POLLUTANTS AND OTHER HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES


                    Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                   Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
       Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS


    SUPPORTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF BARBADOS' DRAFT
             NATIONAL BIOSAFETY FRAMEWORK


Current Status:                       Approved as Part of a Regional Project

GEF Focal Area                        Biodiversity


Proposed GEF Agency                   UNEP




                  Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                 Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
     Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS


  SUPPORTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF BARBADOS' DRAFT
           NATIONAL BIOSAFETY FRAMEWORK
Global          Conservation of biodiversity of global significance
Environmental   across the Caribbean.
Benefits
Sustainable     •Strengthened national institutional capacities and
Development     human resource base for the implementation of the NBF
Benefits        and for safe use and application of modern
                biotechnology.
                •Strengthened stakeholder participation and political
                support mechanisms.
                •Established training procedures for risk assessment,
                risk management, inspection, monitoring, enforcement,
                evaluation and for measuring environmental and socio-
                economic impacts.
                •Strengthened networks and information sharing in
                partnership with regional institutions.

                Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                               Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS

 SUPPORTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF BARBADOS' DRAFT NATIONAL
                   BIOSAFETY FRAMEWORK
Main Project    •Training in the coordinative approaches necessary for
Activities      implementing the NBF.
                •Procurement of materials and equipment, and training in LMO
                detection.
                •Stakeholder consultations and the establishment of a functional
                national system for public awareness, education, participation in
                the decision making process and access to information.

GEF Costs & Co- GEF – approx 600,000
financing
National
Contacts        . Mr. R. Ward – GEF/OFP



                   Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                  Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
       Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




 FACILITATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BARBADOS NATIONAL
                          PARK


Current Status:        CONCEPT


GEF Focal Area         BIODIVERSITY


Proposed GEF           UNDP
   Agency



                  Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                 Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
       Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS


 FACILITATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BARBADOS NATIONAL
                          PARK
Global        Extension of Protected Area Coverage in Small Island States.
Environmental
Benefits

Sustainable     •   Strengthened national institutional capacities and human
Development         resource base for Biodiversity Conservation and Protected
Benefits            Areas Management.
                •   Enhanced practical opportunities for stakeholder
                    participation in National Park development and long term
                    management.
                •   Harmonization of policy interest and, technical and
                    administrative approaches to the management of a
                    significant portion of Barbados’ landscape


                    Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                   Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




 FACILITATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BARBADOS NATIONAL
                          PARK
Main Project   Stakeholder Consultations on the management and legislative
Activities        frameworks for the National Park
               Signage installation to identify the national Park,
               Training on the Management of the National Park


GEF Costs & GEF – 800,000 / Co-financing 1.2 m.
Co-financing

National       •   Mr. Steve Devonish - Director, Natural Heritage Unit
Contacts       •   Mr. R. Ward – GEF/OFP


                     Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                    Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




             SOLAR POWER EXPANSION PROJECT (PILOT)


Current Status:               CONCEPT


GEF Focal Area               CLIMATE CHANGE



Proposed GEF Agency          UNEP/UNDP




                  Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                 Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
       Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




                SOLAR POWER EXPANSION PROJECT

Global
Environmental       Reduction in GHG emissions;
Benefits            Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation
Sustainable
Development         Diversification of power generation through the
Benefits             integration of renewable energy sources;
                     Reduced reliance on fossil fuels;
                    Reduced rate of atmospheric pollution loadings related to
                     fossil fuel combustion;




                 Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS


               SOLAR POWER EXPANSION PROJECT
Main Project      Inventory and selection of suitable building types;
Activities        assessment of infrastructural requirements including
                   monitoring equipment;
                  Installation of Photo-Voltaic (PV) systems at pilot sites,
                  Publicizing results of pilot,
                  Definition of a framework for integrating independent
                   power production into the grid.

GEF Costs &    GEF- US$1 mil / Co-financing – US$ 1 mil.
Co-financing
National       •    Energy Division, Ministry of Finance and Economic
Contacts            Affairs
               •    Mr. R. Ward – GEF/OFP


                   Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                  Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




      CHARACTERISATION AND ASSESSMENT OF SOURCES OF
       UNINTENTIONALLY PRODUCED PERSISTENT ORGANIC
   POLLUTANTS (uPOPs) AND THE APPLICATION OF BEST AVAILABLE
   TECHNIQUES (BAT) AND BEST ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES (BEP)


Current Status:                        CONCEPT

GEF Focal Area                         Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Proposed GEF Agency                    UNEP



                  Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                 Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
         Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS

CHARACTERISATION AND ASSESSMENT OF SOURCES OF UNINTENTIONALLY
     PRODUCED PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (uPOPs) AND THE
     APPLICATION OF BEST AVAILABLE TECHNIQUES (BAT) AND BEST
                 ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES (BEP)
Global          Reduction of emissions of unintentionally produced POPs
Environmental
Benefits
Sustainable
Development        Contribute to the establishment of procedures and requirements to
Benefits            guide the management of sectors that impact on air quality in order
                    to ensure minimization and, if possible, elimination of adverse
                    environmental and health impacts from poor air quality (Barbados
                    SusDev Policy 15.3);
                   Contribute to the implementation of programmes and activities to
                    comply with and address national obligation as Party to relevant
                    multilateral environmental agreements (Barbados SusDev Policy
                    15.4) - e.g. Stockholm Convention on POPs; and
                   Contribute to the implementation and execution of an appropriate,
                    comprehensive and efficient solid waste management programme
                    for Barbados (Barbados SusDev Policy 15.5)
                       Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                      Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
           Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS

   CHARACTERISATION AND ASSESSMENT OF SOURCES OF UNINTENTIONALLY
   PRODUCED PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (uPOPs) AND THE APPLICATION
       OF BEST AVAILABLE TECHNIQUES (BAT) AND BEST ENVIRONMENTAL
                             PRACTICES (BEP)
Main Project
Activities        Training in and execution of environmental and waste audits at municipal
                   and medical waste incinerators, with specific consideration of the
                   implementation of BAT/BEP at these facilities.
                  Assessment of the applicability and usefulness of the dioxins and furans
                   toolkit in Barbados’ socio-economic and technological context.
                  Assessment of the applicability and usefulness of the guidance on BAT and
                   BEP in Barbados’ socio-economic and technological context.
                  Preliminary identification of potential sources of unintentionally-produced
                   HCBs
GEF Costs &    GEF - ?? / Co-Financing - ?? (possibly with assistance from UNITAR and/or
Co-financing     SAICAM
National
Contacts          Miss Therese Yard, Environmental Protection Department
                  Mr. R. Ward – GEF/OFP
                        Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                       Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




    ELIMINATION OF THE USE OF PCB-CONTAINING EQUIPMENT



Current Status:                        CONCEPT
                                       (could be developed as a regional project)

GEF Focal Area                         POPs / Sound Chemicals Management


Proposed GEF Agency                    UNEP




                  Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                 Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
       Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




    ELIMINATION OF THE USE OF PCB-CONTAINING EQUIPMENT

Global
Environmental         Phase out of PCBs from use.
Benefits              Environmentally sound destruction of PCBs
Sustainable
Development           Appropriate disposal of hazardous materials, their
Benefits               replacement with safer alternatives, and the concomitant
                       reduction of risks to human health and natural resources




                    Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                   Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS


    ELIMINATION OF THE USE OF PCB-CONTAINING EQUIPMENT
Main Project
Activities        Training in PCBs screening and identification via the use
                   of field test kits and confirmatory laboratory analysis;
                  Update of the national PCBs inventory, including
                   identification and labeling of PCB-containing equipment;
                  Development and implementation, of a plan for the
                   removal from use and disposal of PCB-containing
                   equipment, as well as replacement with more acceptable
                   alternatives.
GEF Costs &    GEF - ?? / Co-Financing - ?? (possibly with assistance from
Co-financing   UNITAR and/or SAICAM)
National
Contacts          Miss Therese Yard, Environmental Protection Department
                  Mr. R. Ward – GEF/OFP


                   Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                  Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
        Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




  STRENGTHENING CAPACITY TO CONTROL ILLEGAL TRAFFIC IN
    PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS AND OTHER HAZARDOUS
                        SUBSTANCES

Current Status:                        CONCEPT

GEF Focal Area
                                           Sound Chemicals Management
                                           POPs

Proposed GEF Agency                    UNEP



                  Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                 Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
       Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS


  STRENGTHENING CAPACITY TO CONTROL ILLEGAL TRAFFIC IN
    PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS AND OTHER HAZARDOUS
                        SUBSTANCES
Global
   Environmenta        Strengthened capacity for enforcement of the Stockholm
   l Benefits           Convention, as well as the Basel and Rotterdam
                        Conventions, the Montreal Protocol, SAICM;
                       Reduced international illegal trade in hazardous,
                        restricted and prohibited substances and materials
Sustainable
   Development         Strengthened ability to control the import and export of
   Benefits             hazardous substances, to identify hazardous substances
                        at ports of entry and to ensure that relevant restriction
                        and prohibition measures are complied with



                     Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                                    Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
           Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS


     STRENGTHENING CAPACITY TO CONTROL ILLEGAL TRAFFIC IN
       PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS AND OTHER HAZARDOUS
                           SUBSTANCES
Main Project   •   Green Customs Training, including training of trainers, for customs
Activities         officers;
                  Development and delivery of public awareness programmes on green
                   customs practices for other regulatory agencies, customs, brokers and
                   importers;
                  Capacity building for customs officers and other regulatory agencies,
                   customs brokers, importers, distributors, and labor unions for the
                   implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and
                   Labeling of Chemicals (GHS);
                  Feasibility study and proposal for the development and implementation
                   of a national database to record and track imports and exports of
                   chemicals substances
GEF Costs &    GEF - ?? / Co-Financing - ?? (possibly with assistance from UNITAR and/or
Co-financing     SAICAM)
National
Contacts          Miss Therese Yard, Environmental Protection Department
                     Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                  Mr. R. Ward – Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008
                                     GEF/OFP
Project priorities under GEF-4: BARBADOS




                      THANK YOU




       Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean
                      Havana, Cuba 8-10 July 2008

								
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