Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism

The AP&FM project is encouraging farmers to explore farming practices that are drought resistant and climate smart.
Member of Parliament, Daryl Vaz, talks with key stakeholders from the environment and banking sector about financing climate smart options for vulnerable groups.

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.

The AP&FM Project is a part of the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) in Jamaica. It is being implemented by the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation. There is USD19, 869,963 in funding from the Climate Investment Fund through the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for its implementation.

Residents of May Pen, Clarendon march for a healthier environment during Climate Week 2016

For more information contact us at (876) 633-7529 or email


  • Jamaica National Small Business Loans

  • Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

  • Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries

  • Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management

  • Planning Institute of Jamaica

  • Rural Agricultural Development Authority

  • Special Climate Change Adaptation Fund

Adapting to climate change today is easier than adapting tomorrow, the best time is now.

Project Executing Unit