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

Midge biology, including the rearing and release of midges to improve pollination and fertilisation of cocoa, will be studied. During insect diversity surveys on cocoa estates in Jamaica and Trinidad and...
ACP-ST

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

Hydrogeological investigations will be undertaken in two Pacific atoll countries, Kiribati and Tuvalu, using different field techniques and groundwater modelling approaches to assist governments and island...
ACP-ST

Improving Caribbean food security in the context of climate change

Climate change resilient germplasm of a selection of crops (sweet potato, yams, beans, peas and maize) which are important to the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) region’s food and nutrition...
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

Most people in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands are subsistence farmers using hand-held tools for crop and livestock production, which results in low agricultural outputs. Prototypes of small-scale farm...
ACP-ST

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

The production of model vegetable crops (tomato, cowpea and pumpkin) will be investigated in the field and laboratory by quantifying disease prevalence and developing diagnostic tools and integrated disease...
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 project addresses the need for sustainable and affordable energy for domestic cooking using indigenous renewable resources. This will result in reducing Jamaica’s reliance on imported liquefied petroleum...
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