A list of projects that were carried out by the CNULM and have been completed.
- Leveraging Built and Cultural Heritage for Economic Development in East Port of Spain
This project was funded by the UWI RDIFund. The aim was to identify and understand the built and cultural assets of the communities of East Port of Spain that can be used in local economic development of the communities. Taking it a step further, the project also identified strategies by reviewing international models that were used to leverage heritage assets to stimulate economic development.
- Capacity Building in Urban Planning and Land Management in the Southern Caribbean
Funded through the EU-ACP EDULINK I programme, this project facilitated the development of a joint post-graduate diploma in urban planning and land management in Suriname and Guyana.
- Network for the Application of Science and Technology in the Urban Sector, NSUS
The project was sought to utilize relevant science, technology and innovation (STI) for the uptake of research into policy making in the Caribbean and reciprocally utilize policy decisions to inform and guide research in urban and land management through the advisory board and thematic technical advisory groups.
- Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (UN-Habitat PSUP)
PSUP is a programme developed by UN-Habitat in 2008 to aid urban poverty reduction and contribute to the Millenium Development Goals. bluespace implemented Phase I of the programme in Antigua and Barbuda, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.
- Caribbean Planners Association, CPA
The establishment of the Caribbean Planners Association (CPA) was derived from extensive regional planning collaboration over the past three decades. From 1984 to (approximately) 1992, the Caribbean Conference of Town and Country Planning successfully and consistently provided services to planning professionals in the region. The development of CPA builds on the existing network of planners to advance the profession throughout the Caribbean.
- Walkable Caribbean Urban Heritage
Conducted by the Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management (CNULM) and representatives of the International Council On Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the American Planning Associates (APA), the project comparatively analyzed the built and cultural heritage of four Caribbean cities, for elements of smart urban design that decrease car use and encourage walking and cycling as well as potential to generate local economic development and serve as a model for new urban development. The cities selected are Willemstad, Curaçao; Paramaribo, Suriname; Bridgetown, Barbados; and East Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The first three are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the latter seeks such status.
- Mirebalais Planning Initiative (MPI)
Municipal leaders, community representatives and commercial/professional institutions in Mirebalais, Haiti, have demonstrated awareness of the region’s economic and human development potential, as well as the risk it could be undermined, if key policies and institutions were not in place to manage growth and resources. By engaging the representatives and residents in a community-based participatory planning process, the goals of the MPI are to expand the leadership and management capacities of the municipal authorities and community associations in Mirebalais.