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Enhancing Direct Access (EDA) in the Eastern Caribbean

The Enhancing Direct Access (EDA) project aims to build integrated resilience of individuals and their businesses, communities and governance systems through responsive grant and loan award mechanisms that are transparently managed through devolved decision-making by those affected by climate change.

Project Location: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and Grenada (Eastern Caribbean)

Instrument: Grant


The project has four components that will be implemented in three pilot countries:

  • Establish transparent decision-making processes and build capacity
  • Award grants for adaptation in pilot public infrastructure projects
  • Award small adaptation grants to CSOs and NGOs; and
  • Award concessional Revolving Loans to "unbankable" homes and businesses


  • USD20 Million


  • Project Preparation


  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)


  • Department of Environment, Antigua and Barbuda

Executing Entity

  • Department of Environment, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Ministry of Environment, Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Ministry of Environment, Grenada