Phase One of this project involves 15 countries across the Caribbean and is identifying the impacts of climate change in individual countries on key sectors as they relate to tourism and livelihoods. The project is using climate models, examining sectoral vulnerabilities, assessing adaptive capacity and developing practical response strategies with the countries across the region. CARIBSAVE is working with regional organisations and the governments, communities and private sector in The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St Kitts, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Nevis, Grenada, Belize, Dominican Republic, Antigua, Dominica, Turks and Caicos and Anguilla. The project includes significant capacity building initiatives for coastal management agencies in the countries, the analysis of sea level rise, the impact of climate change on coastal communities and is funded by UKAID (formerly DFID) and AusAID.
· National Stakeholder Workshop for the CCCRA – Belize City, Belize, 30th September 2010. In coordination with the Belize Ministry of Tourism, the BTB and other government departments this national stakeholder workshop was held to engage with key stakeholders in Belize across a wide range of sectors to share data, and evaluate vulnerabilities, adaptive capacity and possible adaptation strategies. The workshop contributed to the development of the Belize Country Profile as part of the Caribbean Risk Atlas and prepared for further collaborative work with the stakeholders to develop practical strategies to protect and enhance key elements of Belize and to build capacity in core sectors.