In consideration of the Vision and Mission of the SVGCF, the SVGCF will work toward achieving the following Goals in the next five to seven years:

Goal 1

Protect and Enhance Ecosystems

Protect and enhance critical ecosystems in St. Vincent and the Grenadines against threats inclusive of pollution, unsustainable development, climate change.

Goal 2

Strengthen the governance and management effectiveness of protected areas

Strengthen the effectiveness of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ PAs to protect critical environments.

Goal 3

Create responsible communities

Educate, raise awareness and empower citizens of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to support conservation efforts.

Goal 4

Create Sustainable Livelihoods

Provide funding and training to persons supporting conservation efforts.

Key Strategies

To achieve its goals above, the SVGCF will apply five strategies

Strengthen PA management and governance capacity by supporting development, adequate resourcing, and implementation of PA management.

Support initiatives to educate children and youth.

Educate, train and support communities to enable conservation and livelihoods.

Encourage restoration of critical ecosystems in support of endangered and rare species (e.g. Union Island gecko).

Promote interagency coordination in support of conservation and protection of PAs.

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