Feel the Change campaign to be launched

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 2:09 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: The National Climate Change Office (NCCO), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) will launch a climate change awareness campaign on Wednesday, April 26, at the Ramada Princess Hotel in Belize City at 9 a.m.

The campaign was developed based on the results of a Climate Change Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices survey conducted in several communities across Belize last year.

The campaign carries the slogan, Feel the Change and focuses on the changes which we can see and feel in our environment while encouraging communities to Be a Part of the Change.

UNDP and NCCO representatives will visit Corozal and Southside communities on April 22 and 24 respectively to unveil billboards and distribute reusable shopping bags as well as solar powered lanterns. The community visits will also facilitate climate change knowledge sharing among community members.

Present at the event will be  Dr. Percival Cho, CEO, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment,  Sustainable Development and Immigration and Karen Bernard, Deputy Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme Belize.

The J-CCCP Project Manager, UNDP Sub regional Office for Barbados and the OECS, Yoko Ebisawa will also be at the event.

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