International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

Ship-Generated Waste Management

Executing Agencies:

Govts. of Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent & Grenadines

Project will assist OECS governments in reducing pollution of international and territorial waters caused by the discharge of ship-generated solid wastes by supporting appropriate actions aimed at improving collection, treatment and disposal of these wastes. Project includes national components consisting of the establishment of port-waste reception facilities and incremental expansion of landfill sites to handle ship-generated wastes, together with a regional component comprised of support activities and technical assistance for project management, training and education, establishment of common legal framework for ship waste management, recycling possibilities and public awareness programs. Project activities will also protect critical habitat for the endangered Grenada dove.

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Caribbean Sea (LME)

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General information
IBRD ID 6957
Project type Full-Size Project
Status closed (Project Closure)
Start Date 04 May 1995
End Date 30 Jun 2003
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 12,500,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 50,500,000
YES - See results data (59)
Antigua and Barbuda , Dominica , Grenada , Saint Kitts and Nevis , Saint Lucia , Saint Vincent and the Grenadines , Regional

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)

Project contacts
Vasantha Chase Head of Unit of the OECS-ESDU
Garry Charlier World Bank Team Leader
John Fraser Stewart Senior Natural Resources Specialist