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Closing Ceremony for the NEPA-UDC NPAS/SGI Project

Roxanne Valentine (l) Project Manager, National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) presents Karren Dixon (r) with a Certificate of Participation, at a Closing Ceremony for the NEPA-UDC NPAS/SGI Project which was held at Fort Clarence in Hellshire St. Catherine on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The certificate was presented as acknowledgement of her contribution to the completion of more than 600 surveys carried out in over 12 communities within Hellshire Hills and its environs. The surveys were carried out as part of a public education drive to determine awareness of Hellshire Hills and Goat Islands as a protected area. The National Environmental and Planning Agency (NEPA) facilitated the funding of the Small Grants Initiative (SGI) project through joint funding with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Mitigating the impact of Invasive Alien Species in the Insular Caribbean Project.