St. Kitts and Nevis Bio-Energy

Stakeholder Consultation


       On August 28-30, 2007, Mark Lambrides (Energy and Climate Change Division Chief) and Kevin De Cuba (Energy Specialist) from the Department of Sustainable Development led a mission to St. Kitts & Nevis to present the findings of the Bio-Energy Assessment for recently completed by the Department.  Following the presentation of the findings, representatives of the Government of St. Kitts & Nevis participated in discussions regarding the next steps that will be crucial to the development of a bio-energy program in that country.  Senior government participants from St. Kitts & Nevis include Prime Minister Denzil Douglas, cabinet Ministers Hon. Nigel Carty, Hon. Asim Martin, and Hon. Cedric Liburd.  Also representing the Ministry of Sustainable Development were Permanent Secretary Hilary Hazel and Ms. Shirley Skerritt.  Joining the international delegation were representatives from the U.S. State Department (Washington, DC), U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, the Brazilian Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, the Brazilian Embassy to the USA, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Foundation, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), and Florida International University.  Over 35 people participated in the dialogue related to bio-energy development in St. Kitts & Nevis. 





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