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Countries:
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  • Belize
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-09-12
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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-12-06
Disclosure Date: 2014-01-24
Energy Resilience for Climate Adaptation (GEF/SCCF)
WB-P149522

Project Description
The development objective of Energy Resilience for Climate Adaptation Project for Belize is to demonstrate solutions that enhance the resilience of the energy system to adverse weather and climate change impacts. This project has three components. 1) The first component, Long-Term Planning and Capacity Building for Adaptation, has three subcomponents as follows: (i) Develop the capacity in Belize to carry out long-term energy and climate adaptation planning; (ii) Enhance the collection of meteorological and hydrological data; and (iii) Design and implement an Emergency Response and Recovery Plan. 2) The second component, Demonstration Measures to Enhance Resilience of Energy Sector, has six subcomponents as follows: (i) Segment the transmission network; (ii) Strengthen transmission network structures; (iii) Implement measures to enhance resilience of distribution substations; (iv) Enhance the capabilities for better systems operation and management; (v) Improve the communication network; and (vi) Develop a strategy for better vegetation management practices. 3) The third component, Project Implementation Support and Information Dissemination for Knowledge Sharing, has two subcomponents as follows: (i) Disseminate information and engage citizenry on lessons learned and potential for replication; and (ii) Support incremental coordination and implementation activities.
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