St. Lucia Time – The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Transport, Physical Development and Urban Renewal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).
This MOU sets a framework for strategic co-operation between the Department of Infrastructure, Ports and Transport and UNOPS on initiatives of mutual interest.
This includes project management, infrastructure planning and development, procurement of goods, works and services, institutional capacity building, and mobilisation of funding to support climate-resilient infrastructure planning and development.
The Government of Saint Lucia has designated the water services sector an area of priority. As such, the Water and Sewerage Co. Inc. (WASCO) is currently reviewing its medium-term strategic and investment plans for the next 5-10 years. This also includes the development of climate-resilient projects and the mobilization of funding for implementation activities.