Government Receives Technology Towards Climate Change Adaptation

Monday, 25 January 2016 - 1:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands recently obtained additional technical assistance to support and enhance its efforts towards Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Sustainable Land Management (SLM).

Airport Development Project To Be A "Game Changer"

Monday, 25 January 2016 - 12:15pm

Madame Speaker, I rise to update this Honourable House and the Citizens of this Territory on the proposed development of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

Cane Garden And Brewers Bay Projects To Help Safeguard Property And Ensure Value Of These Two Communities

Monday, 25 January 2016 - 12:00pm

Madam speaker, I rise to inform the House about an exciting and important project led by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour that is now underway in Cane Garden Bay and Brewers Bay titled the North Shore Integrated Coastal and Watershed Stabilisation Project. This project is one that will help to ensure the economic value of these two communities, safeguard life and property and maintain the social fabric of the citizens and the wider BVI community. 

BVI Two-Year Mapping Project And Hydrographic Survey Completed

Monday, 11 January 2016 - 12:45pm

An 18 month sea-bed mapping project and hydrographic survey on a specified 13.5 square miles (or 35 square kilometres) area off the coast of Tortola, was completed last month.

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Minister Pickering Makes Annual Visit To Terrence B. Lettsome Airport

Thursday, 31 December 2015 - 11:30am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering visited the facilities and viewed operations at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island on Wednesday, December 30.  

The Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour’s Holiday Message 2015

Thursday, 24 December 2015 - 11:00am

Greetings, I am Dr. Kedrick Pickering, Member for the Seventh District and the Minister responsible for the Natural Resources and Labour of the Government of the Virgin Islands. On behalf of the Ministry, I would like to take this opportunity to firstly, wish you and your family an enjoyable and peaceful Holiday Season. - A special holiday greeting to the people of the Seventh Electoral District, who have placed their confidence in me over the years. I’ll continue to do my best to serve them and to do our best to improve our community and by so doing, improve this Territory; the Great Little Nation we are building.

Deputy Premier Pledges Continued Support For Small Islands In 2016

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 11:30am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering has pledged his continued support for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in 2016. 

BVI And Aruba Discuss Adaptation To Climate Change

Friday, 18 December 2015 - 7:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is continuing the discussion on approaches to cope with climate change following the recently concluded 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

BVI Endorses Landmark Paris Agreement On Climate Change

Friday, 18 December 2015 - 10:45am

The British Virgin Islands has embraced the Paris Agreement endorsed by one hundred and ninety five countries at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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