Roseau, Dominica: The government of Dominica shared an update on the several happening in the entire last week, which also includes the visit of Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit to the Agri-investment Forum and Expo in Guyana hosted by President Dr Irfaan Ali.
PM Skerrit also pledges to support the food security initiatives led by the President of Guyana.
Further, Dr Vince Henderson- the Parliamentary Representative for the Grand Bay Constituency and Minister for Planning, Economic Development, Climate Resilience, Sustainable Development, and Renewable Energy of Dominica, also shared an update on the Geo-Thermal Project, which is being developed in the country for the conservation of the environment.
In the last week’s edition of Annou Pale, Dr Henderson stated that the Geo-Thermal Project would be taken around 18 months to complete in loader.
The government of Dominica is pursuing their aim of being the world’s first climate-resilient nation with its incredible projects, which also include the construction of the 10-watt Geothermal plant. So, It is considered one of the primary goals of the Labour Party Administration to make the nation more resilient and modern.
After Hurricane Maria hit the country in 2017, the impacts of climate change have been witnessed by the Dominicans significantly. Dominica committed to becoming the world’s first climate resilient nation following Hurricane Maria in 2017.
Dominica has already begun exploring its geothermal potential as part of this aim, with the construction of a plant expected to begin soon. In addition, the island has guaranteed that infrastructure development is based on long-term sustainability and resilience.
This means that structures, ranging from homes to hospitals, are designed to survive natural disasters. The same can be said for Dominica’s tourism industry, which has undergone a green revival, enhancing the island’s offering with boutique eco-friendly villas and resorts.
Earlier, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit also informed the country that works on the drilling of the geothermal wells in Roseau Valley has paced up, and significant work has happened.
This week, St Lukes Primary School secures the second prize at the Primary Schools Kweyol Spelling Bee.