Implementing Integrated Land, Water & Wastewater Management in Caribbean SIDS

Lead country

New York - GEF

Participating countries

Barbados, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad & Tobago

Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From October 16, 2015 to April 16, 2022

SDGs addressed by this project

SDG targets

  1. 6.5 Implement integrated water resources management
  2. 14.2 Sustainably manage, protect, restore marine, coastal ecosystems
  3. 17.6 Enhance cooperation on science, technology, innovation

Project ID: 4873

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Technical team

  • Oceans and Water Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Small Island Dev States Program (SIDS)
  • Climate resilient integrated water resource and coastal management


  • FreshWaters
  • Forests
  • Grasslands


  • General

Transformed sector(s)

  • Forestry and other land use

UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance
  • Innovative approaches
  • Institutional mechanism and system building


  • Law regulation
  • Management operation
  • Capacity building


  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation
  • Institutional framework
  • Partnerships
  • Sustainable land management
  • Ecosystem and ecosystem services conservation/restoration
  • Integrated water resource management
  • Institutional capacity building

Social inclusion

  • Local community/CSOs

Gender equality

  • Awareness raising (on gender)

Gender result effectiveness scale



  • Sci-tech pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Improve resilience
  • Hazard control/mitigation

SDG target(s)

  • 6.5 Implement integrated water resources management
  • 14.2 Sustainably manage, protect, restore marine, coastal ecosystems
  • 17.6 Enhance cooperation on science, technology, innovation

Conventions and protocols


Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • SIDS

Project objectives

to contribute to the preservation of Caribbean ecosystems that are of global significance and the sustainability of livelihoods through the application of existing proven technologies and approaches that are appropriate for small island developing states through improved fresh and coastal water resources management, sustainable land management and sustainable forest management that also seek to enhance resilience of socio-ecological systems to the impacts of climate change.

USD $1,500,000

Grant amount

USD $63,245,191

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Source(s) of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($1,500,000)

Implementing partner(s)

  • UN Office for Project Services

Joint agencies

  • UN Environment

Project metrics

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Project reports and documentation