The Government of Grenada is participating in the project “Development of Minamata Initial Assessment in the Caribbean” (MIA project) along with Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Grenada’s National Inception Workshop for this project was held on April 27th, 2018 at the Public Worker’s Union Building, Tanteen. Key national stakeholders were in attendance and the workshop proceedings consisted of presentations from consultants Dr. David Evers from Biodiversity Research Institute on the technical components and Ms. Judy Daniel from Environmental Advisors Inc. on the legal component.
The MIA Project aims to facilitate the ratification and early implementation of the Minamata Convention to protect human health and the environment from the risks posed by the highly toxic chemical element, mercury. Aside from the workshop, the team conducted site visits to potential contaminated sites (landfills) as well as visited 3 main fish markets to assess the commonly consumed species for the fish sampling component.
The Summary Report is now available at: Grenada MIA National Inception Workshop Report and the presentations are available in the folder “Grenada” located at:
- What We Do – Workshop Documents
- Minamata Convention On Mercury
- Development of Minamata Initial Assessment in the Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Vincent & the Grenadines)
- National Inception Workshops (MIA-2) April/May 2018