PMA implements new project; Toni Nicholas; St Lucia News Online

St Lucia – Pitons Management Area

(GIS) – The Piton Management Area (PMA) recently hosted the closing ceremony for the UNESCO Participation Project.

On Nov. 1, the Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, along with the Piton Management Area office in Soufriere, held the closing ceremony for the project, which sought to utilize technology for the demarcation of the PMA, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Deborah Charlery, the Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Department of Sustainable Development gave an overview of the project.

“This project was submitted through the Office of the Secretary General of the National Commission for UNESCO and was titled “Building Local Capacity in the Use of Science Technology and Innovation (STI), Demarcation and Sustainable Management of Protected Areas, Protected Areas Assets, Improvement and Development of Protected Area Monitoring and Public Education and Awareness Tools.”

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