Issues of concern

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The fund will support projects in the following areas:

  1. Marine protection – create and maintain a series of marine protected areas (MPAs)
  2. Local food production – support sustainable practices in agriculture and fisheries; 
  3. Protection of endangered species – including the St. Vincent parrot, the leatherback and hawksbill turtles, the humpback whales and dolphins. 
  4. Waste and energy management  – support efficient waste management and a transition to renewable energy
  5. Forests, rivers and mangroves protection  – against negative environmental impact caused by development
  6. Micro credits – Setting up a revolving fund to issue micro credit to farmers, fishermen, tour operators or any business that supports the objectives above