ACP-ST / CP-RSD projects

Weed identification and knowledge in the Western Indian Ocean

WIKWIO enhances the weed management capacities of researchers and extension services, private sector agronomists, civil society organisations and farming communities through the interdisciplinary and...
ACP-ST

Changing waves and coasts in the Pacific

Understanding wave climate changes in the Pacific region is critical for coastal management and for the implementation of climate change adaptation measures. However, little is known about wave climate and how...
ACP-ST

Optimisation of cocoa pollination for increased cocoa yields and income generation

Enhanced knowledge was gained on the biology and ecology of cocoa pollination and midge management. Research was conducted in the field and laboratories in Trinidad and Tobago, and Jamaica. A total of 77...
ACP-ST

Impact on a freshwater lens in atoll environments under different climate and abstraction scenarios

The development of a three-dimensional variable density model providing a rare example of physically based island simulation enables the analysis of both freshwater volume and fluxes of submarine groundwater...
ACP-ST

Improving Caribbean food security in the context of climate change

Significant capacity in advanced germplasm management was built and in vitro facilities were strengthened. Risk maps for flooding, salinisation and drought for several locations in Barbados, Belize, St. Kitts...
ACP-ST

Climate change adaptation strategies for water resources and human livelihoods in the coastal zones of small island developing states

CASCADE will design and promote multi-stakeholder climate change adaptation strategies in the water and sanitation sector for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean regions...
ACP-ST

Enhancing productivity of land and labour through small-scale mechanisation for subsistence farmers in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

Prototype small-scale farm machines such as a solar dryer, the ‘Kisar’ manual rice mill and a peanut sheller have been designed, constructed and piloted in several farming communities in Papua New Guinea and...
ACP-ST

Developing sustainable disease management strategies to improve vegetable production towards self-sufficiency and food security in the Caribbean region

Disease assessment surveys for tomato, cowpea and pumpkin were carried out in Trinidad and Tobago, St. Vincent and Grenadines and Guyana: disease incidences were recorded and new diseases identified. For full...
ACP-ST

The application of solar-powered Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) electrolysers for the sustainable production of hydrogen gas as fuel for domestic cooking

The viability of sustainable production of hydrogen gas (H2) by electrolysis powered by solar energy has been demonstrated. Water was successfully converted into hydrogen gas – for cooking purposes – using a...
ACP-ST

Global Local Caribbean Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Scenarios

The ‘Global-local climate change adaptation and mitigation scenarios’ (GoLoCarSce) project contributes to efforts to help Small Island Developing States (SIDS) within the Caribbean region better understand and...
ACP-ST