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Read how Jamaican people have benefited from development projects supported by the UNDP in Jamaica.
May 25, 2012
Joy Burke, Howard Simpson and Winston Robinson are among the farmers living in the community of Lititz, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, who must face a very challenging situation every day. Water is a scare resource in the area and the frequent drought affecting this part of the island impacts their lives as they depend on water for irrigating their crops and sustaining the lives of their families.
December 02, 2011On November 11th, 2011, across the planet, an incredible number of persons recorded the human experience for a 24-hour period and contributed their voice to the second annual global day of media creation called One Day on Earth. UNDP Jamaica participated by documenting an empowering project for youth in St. Thomas Parish who are gaining a new livelihood through Beekeeping.
September 12, 2011
Over 50 youth from St. Thomas and St. Ann are now able to start a business in beekeeping thanks to the Rural Youth Employment project (RUYE) which has provided 275 bee hives and a first phase of practical training.
September 07, 2011
Kingston – Some 650 young and jobless women and men in four impoverished areas of Jamaica have received training in cultivation and food production skills to boost their job opportunities in local farming and agro-industries.
June 07, 2011
36 youth and 4 adults from Llandewey, St. Thomas, Jamaica are well advanced in the Beekeeping business. The UNDP-USAID supported Rural Youth Employment Project supports the development of such capacities in Agriculture, to improve livelihood options for Jamaican youth. Curzan and Andrew share with us their experience.
May 19, 2011
45 High School Students from St. Thomas parish, Jamaica are now well oriented in Career opportunities in Agriculture thanks to the UNDP - USAID supported Rural Youth Employment Project (RUYE). Kanisha, Nimrod, Shanique and Stanfred share their point of view on Agriculture.