|LADA methodology presented in the Caribbean region|
A session on the LADA methodology and its possible applications in the Caribbean region was held in Saint Lucia on 18 and 19 November 2009. The session was organized in the context of a FAO workshop on financing mechanisms for sustainable land management This led (post LADA project) to a follow up project to apply he methodology in those countries.
General aspects of LADA were presented by Mr. Riccardo Biancalani, LADA technical advisor, and the possibilities for application of the methodology in the case of Small Island Countries. Ms. Stella Navone, of the LADA Team Argentina illustrated the achievements of the project in Argentina, with a focus on the results of the local assessment. A representative of CARICOM also attended the event. The methodology was well received, and strong operational interest was expressed by some participant countries and regional organizations.