This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Switzerland, Italy, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, United Kingdom, Barbados
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Dominica, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Brazil
Saint Lucia and FAO have partnered since the country joined the organization in 1979. Assistance has been geared towards sustainable agricultural development and food and nutrition security, with a parallel focus on natural resource management. Ranging from national policy support to community-level projects, interventions seek to improve agricultural productivity and local food production as well as income-earning opportunities for rural communities. Other key features of cooperation are disaster risk management and adaptation to climate change.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2018Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines joined FAO in 1981. Early assistance was delivered through a range of interventions focusing on capacity building, policy formulation, agricultural planning and legislation development. More recently, interventions have addressed food security programmes, technology transfer for improved production and strengthening of market infrastructure. A major feature of current cooperation is resilience building in the face of climate change.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1947Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act sets forth procedures and principles of acquiring any land by the Government for public purposes and abandonment of acquisition. The acquisition of lands for public purposes shall only be made by the declaration of the Governor General. In addition, the Governor General may authorize officers for a preliminary survey or other investigation of the land, for the purchase of the land without waiting for formal procedures, for setting and marking the borders of the acquired land, for negotiating with the land owners, and for gathering information.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 1992Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act provides with respect to the management and conservation of forest resources in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It also provides for the protection of water resources present in forest areas and lease of forest land.
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2005Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act amends the Town and Country Planning Act, 1976 principally by adding various new provisions on authorization of development. The new provisions set out the procedures of authorization, grants regulation-making powers to the Minister in respect of development, defines a material change in in purposes for which a building is used, require the Public Service Commission to appoint building inspectors to assist the Physical Planner to enforce the building regulations, and provide for the approval of development plans.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1926Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act sets forth provisions on appointment of officers to discharge the duties imposed by this Act in Article 3, reservation of minerals in Article 5, survey of any Crown land or Crown boundary by the Chief Surveyor in Article 6, notice upon the owner of the lands before survey in Article 7, apply by petition to Court to review the survey in Article 9, judicial proceedings in Article 10, means of access from any public highway through intervening lands to any Crown lands in Article 13, marking of road in Article 14, authorities of Chief Forest Officer, Chief Surveyor or other surveyor em
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2004Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act sets forth provisions on application to the Court for a declaration of possessory title in Article 3, content of application in accordance with Form 1 of the First Schedule in Article 4, written statement of the applicant and of at least two other persons having knowledge of the applicant’s adverse possession of the piece or parcel of land annexed to the application in Article 5, plan of the piece or parcel of land authenticated by the signature of the Chief Surveyor annexed to the application in Article 6, publication of notice in the newspapers in Article 7, service on all owners
Library ResourceNational PoliciesApril, 2014Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
The Food and Nutrition Security Policy and Action Plan constitute a national cross-sectoral strategic document of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Its main objective is to ensure long-term food and nutrition security and the enjoyment by all in the Caribbean Community Member States of the “right to food”.The document provides for elimination of hunger, food security and malnutrition. To this end, it sets out measures concerning implementation of a Zero Hunger Initiative which will reduce the level of hunger and undernourishment in St.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2014Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Latin America and the Caribbean
Climate change is expected to alter existing coastal habitats in Grenada, jeopardizing the island's mangroves, such as through the conversion of basin mangroves to fringe habitats as storm surges open barrier beaches, increasing tidal action and flood duration.
Likewise, incremental sea level rise and storm overwash can lead to increased salinity within coastal ponds, backwaters, and estuaries.
Each of these processes, acting alone or in concert, can greatly affect colonization by all mangrove species that occur in the region.
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