Connect with us today!
Earth Today | Risk Profile, Climate Change Adaptation Plans Produced For 15 Clarendon Communities
Participants at a recent workshop held to validate the 15 climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction plans done for the Upper Rio Minho Watershed area in Clarendon.

Earth Today | Risk Profile, Climate Change Adaptation Plans Produced For 15 Clarendon Communities

FIFTEEN COMMUNITIES in the Upper Rio Minho Watershed (URMW) area of Clarendon are now better able to plan for climate impacts and hazards via the development of risk profiles, disaster…

Continue Reading
15 graduate from JN Foundation Water Programme
Graduates of the rain water harvesting and grey-water recycling get thumbs up from Senator Pearnel Charles (fourth right), Minister in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation and Onyka Barrett Scott (fifth from right), General Manager of the JN Foundation.

15 graduate from JN Foundation Water Programme

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Fifteen persons, comprising engineers, developers, students and water experts, graduated from a 16-week rainwater harvesting and grey-water recycling training programme, recently. The training programme was organised by…

Continue Reading
Nathan Ebanks Debut Fair
Persons with disabilities pause for a photo with media personality Jenny Jenny at the May 2019 Nathan Ebanks Fair

Nathan Ebanks Debut Fair

PRESS RELEASE Persons with disabilities in St Elizabeth to access health services and climate info through Nathan Ebanks debut fair Kingston, Jamaica, November 16, 2019. The disabled population in St. Elizabeth…

Continue Reading
Reforesting the degraded Upper Rio Minho Watershed in Clarendon
erard Alleng, Climate Change Senior Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), examines a mahogany tree before planting it in Pennants, Clarendon.

Reforesting the degraded Upper Rio Minho Watershed in Clarendon

Alleng and a team from the Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism (AP&FM) of the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) were doing a tour of the Reforestation and Agroforestry initiatives…

Continue Reading
National Spatial Plan draft to be completed December
Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz (right) listens to a point being made by climate change senior specialist, Inter-American Development Bank, Gerard Alleng (centre), while project manager, Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism for the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience, Dr Winsome Townsend, looks on at the opening of the National Spatial Plan (NSP) Technical Symposium and launch of phase two of the development of the NSP at Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on Tuesday. (Photo: JIS)

National Spatial Plan draft to be completed December

A draft of the National Spatial Plan (NSP), which will outline the governance framework for the optimal and effective use and management of Jamaica's natural resources, is to be completed…

Continue Reading
Close Menu