ICDIMP

The provision of real time data for monitoring weather and climate are critical. The Improving Climate Data and Information Management is one the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) projects that focuses on building Jamaica’s climate data monitoring systems.

Rainwater Harvesting Pond

The Adaptation Project and Financing Mechanism (AP&FM) focuses on helping Jamaicans adjust to climate impacts by providing funds for climate change adaptation work in small and medium businesses as well as communities islandwide. Farmers are a key target group of the Project.

Fisheries

Climate change is significantly affecting Jamaica’s fisheries sector. Building fisher folk capacity to adapt to climate impacts in specific vulnerable areas are a key part of the Promoting Community based Resilience Fisheries Sector Project.

Pepper Farm

Many farmers are adjusting to climate change by exploring crops that are more adaptable to changes in weather patterns. This pepper farm has more than one variety of pepper to ensure viability. Addressing water management issues related to climate change are a key part of the “Financing Water Adaption in Jamaica’s Housing Sector”.

Onion Farm

Workers tending an onion farm in Colbeck, St Thomas. Farmers are a key target group in ensuring food security and being climate resilient. The Investment Plan for the Caribbean Regional Track focuses among other things on scaling up good practices and improving climate resilient cultivars and agricultural production systems.

Improving Climate Data and Information Management
Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism
Promoting Community-based Resilience in the Fisheries Sector
Financing Water Adaptation in Jamaica´s New Urban Housing Sector
Investment Plan for the Caribbean Regional Track

Improving Climate Data and Information Management

Under the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR), the Government of Jamaica has received a grant of US $6.8 M from the Climate Investment Fund (CIF) through the World Bank (WB) to implement Investment Project 1, Improving Climate Data and Information Management Project (ICDIMP). The ICDIMP is one of a suite of projects giving effect to the goals and objectives of Jamaica’s Strategic Programme for Climate Resilience (SPCR) and geared towards the climate change adaptation imperative outlined in Vision 2030 Jamaica.

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Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism

The the Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism (AP&FM) Project works to help Jamaica adjust more easily to climate change. It supports the integration of climate change issues into development planning by government agencies. It also provides funds for climate change adaptation work in small and medium businesses as well as communities islandwide.

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Promoting Community-based Resilience in the Fisheries Sector

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to enhance community-based climate resilience among targeted fishing communities of Jamaica.

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Financing Water Adaptation in Jamaica´s New Urban Housing Sector

In March, 2017, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Jamaica National (JN) Group signed two Cooperative Agreements, which provide the JN Bank and the JN Foundation with funding to execute a four-year project entitled “Financing Water Adaption in Jamaica’s Housing Sector”, also referred to as The Water Project Jamaica.

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Investment Plan for the Caribbean Regional Track

The Caribbean Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) is a climate change adaptation initiative of the global PPCR supported by the Climate Investment Funds. The Caribbean PPCR has two complementary tracks. The first track consists of country based investments in six vulnerable countries and the second is a regional track involving regional organizations working in the Caribbean in key sectors.

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