- Wildlife Audit Design
Consultancy to design a wildlife research program for Dominica’s wildlife. This is necessary to inform management decisions for wildlife conservation.
- Infrastructure Support for Forestry Division
Designed to rehabilitate certain forestry structures to include the main office and three out-stations completely destroyed or badly damaged during the passage of Hurricane Maria.
i. Forestry Main Office (Bath Estate)
ii. Delices Forest Station
iii. Calibishie Forest Station (selection of new site)
iv.Remains of D’leau Gommier Forest Station
v. Rehabilitation of the Waitukubuli National Trail (WNT)
The island’s forest cover and network of forest trails including the Waitukubuli National Trail (WNT) are closely aligned to the activities undertaken in and impacting the agricultural sector. The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (GoCD) through the Ministry of Blue & Green Economy, Agriculture and National Food Security (MoBGEANFS) aims to facilitate the rehabilitation of Waitukubuli National Trail, following the devastation of Tropical Storm Erika (2015) and Hurricane Maria (2017). Support from the line Ministry and the Forestry Division, through the Emergency Agricultural Livelihoods and Climate Resilience Project (EALCRP is aimed at reducing the vulnerability to natural hazards impacts on the WNT through investment in retrofitting and rehabilitating the infrastructure and amenities, as well as improve data for the Marketing, Maintenance and Management of the WNT.
Some of the main activities include:
- Audit Assessment, Design and Mapping of the entire WNT – all 14 segments. (Total length 114 miles)
- Document all trail hazards, conditions of infrastructure and amenities