Richmond Vale Academy, St. Vincent and the Grenadines  

Richmond Vale Academy is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to create a sustainable future through ecological farming and environmental projects and courses.


Climate Change Activist – 6 Months

Climate Change Activist – 6 Months

Learn, Teach and DO together with your team and members of the community to reach this amazing goal of making our small nation of St. Vincent and Grenadines, one of the first countries in the world to be ready for the Climate. Click here to learn more


  • Dr. Thompson, St. Vincent

    Here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, we are attempting to become a green island, looking at energy, at the way we conserve our environment. I believe Richmond Vale Academy is one of those places where you can get the information and education and certified programs in terms of what you really need to know about helping to save this world, our planet."

  • Shiyene, St. Vincent

    Community living made me feel like I belong somewhere - Also because everyone is passionate. We are conscious about how we best can help each other and the community as well. Living in RVA was good because I had to clean, going to the garden and being in the kitchen. I got to meet new people and have them teach me to acquire knowledge and competence; also teaching me how to live more sustainable. I learned a lot about biogas, climate change and gardening.

  • Demion, St. Vincent

    Before RVA's public awareness campaign, many Vincentians did not know what permaculture was. Dreams of getting gold in a global treelympics were farfetched and plastic bottles were an environmental menace. Organic food, GMO awareness and so on were not highly extent. Through RVA's intervention with its 2012 -2021 Climate Compliance agenda, SVG is now a different nation with a more positive environmental attitude."

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Small Farmers Feed the World - Pass-it-On Sustainable Home Gardens

CFLI - Growing Climate Change Adaptation Capacity in St. Vincent

The Pass-It-On Sustainable Home Garden and how to make one!

Ecological Farming with the PDC Course 2020 - UK Friends of MCT

RVA Ecological Farming Model Garden

Mangrove Planting - St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Richmond Vale Academy is a demonstrated leader in renewable energy generation and use, as well as sustainable living in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. In May 2019, Richmond Vale Academy achieved its goal of having 100 per cent of its electricity gen...
While many of the impacts of climate change, such as droughts, floods, and more frequent and intense storms are immediately observable on land, the impact of a warming globe is also having a devastating impact on marine ecosystems. Over the years, Ri...
Dear Friends,Greetings from Richmond, we have just moved back after five months of being evacuated!In spite of all the ashes and challenges, we are recovering our beautiful campus and will re-open the school in January 2022. Enjoy some news from the ...
Hi everyone at RVA and all the Vincentians I worked with. It is been a while, life went on, there is not a single week I am not thinking of St Vincent. The reason I took so long to send a letter is because I have quit using social media for at least ...
Pat has been part of the Richmond Vale Academy tree planting process. He has received some assistance from time to time since 2015 to establish his own orchard on his 3.6 acre farm, on which he grows a variety of trees, some of which are for commerci...
Chatoyer Garden's ecological farm is located up Maloney, nestled high up in the lush, verdant mountains of Vermont. Named after Chief Joseph Chatoyer, the National hero of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; honored for his resistance against the colonia...