National Adaptation Plans in focus: lessons from St Vincent and the Grenadines

This NAP in focus country briefing on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in St. Vincent and the Grenadines considers firstly the country context and the climate change risks. The briefing highlights the country’s’ participated in a series of regional efforts to establish the database and information systems, inventory of coastal resources and uses, and formulated a policy framework for integrated coastal and marine management. Pilot studies have been done on coral reef monitoring, coastal and agriculture vulnerability and risk assessments, economic valuation of coastal and marine resources, and formulation of economic and regulatory proposals.