Japan to provide US15m climate change aid to Caribbean countries

ShinzoAbe-1PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Japan is providing US$15 million to help several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries cope with the impact of climate change.

The “Project for Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership” will help Guyana, Grenada, Jamaica, Suriname, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Lucia, Dominica and Belize build the capacity to cope with climate change.

The agreement was signed on the margins of the first ever Japan-CARICOM summit here on Monday that was attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and several CARICOM heads of governments.

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