Members of the UWI Department of Geology and Geography in collaboration with the Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism having their second consultation meeting on sediment budgeting in the Upper Rio Minho Watershed, Clarendon.
Efficient spatial planning is a critical avenue through which climate change adaptation can be facilitated. Public consultation on the development of a national spatial plan for Jamaica is now underway. The first workshop is in Kingston to be followed by another in Montego Bay (June 13) and Montego Bay (June 14). In the photo above, Ms. Francis Blair (left) from the National… Read more
http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20180510/earth-today-moneague-college-building-sustainable-future-through-education published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM PreviousNext Contributed Pak choi from the greenhouse being collected by student at Moneague College. 1 2 ENVIRONMENTAL education, especially of the hands-on variety, is an essential tool for Jamaica’s sustainability. When the students are themselves training to be our nation’s educators, it has tremendous added value. The Environmental Foundation of… Read more
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/National_Spatial_Plan_to_be_developed?profile=1228 KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation has launched ‘The Process for the Development of the National Spatial Plan’ and signed a contract with Acclimatise Group Limited to draft its technical papers. The National Spatial Plan, which was conceptualised in 2009, will ensure the optimal use of the nation’s land and marine resources and… Read more
http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20180313/growth-jobs-st-catherine-farmer-working-combat-climate-change#.WqreriwUKKA.email Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:10 AM PreviousNext Contributed Randy Finnikin had just started farming in Colbeck, Old Harbour, St Catherine in late 2016, when heavy rainfall caused streams feeding a nearby pond to overflow their banks and flood his farm. Subsequently, equally damaging flood incidents made him concerned about the predictions that the island will suffer from… Read more
Journalists and Communications boosted their capacity to report on disaster and climate issues through a three day training programme organised by Global Reporters of the Caribbean and partially funded by the Adaptation Programme and Finance Mechanism (AP&FM) in November 2017. Lessons learnt training Report – web version
Over 60 participants in the 81 projects funded by the Adaptation Programme and Finance Mechanism (AP&FM) of the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) learn how to share lesson from their project through storytelling and videography. Lessons learnt training Report – web version
What can this drone do? That was the question being answered as a team from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Project Executing Unit of the Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism (AP&FM) of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation and community members of the Upper Rio Minho Watershed looked on.