LME:LEARN - Large Marine Ecosystems

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.

Other (not set)

Caribbean Sea (LME)

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

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)

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