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Mining with earth and people in mind

Climate-friendly, low-impact mining IS possible. Just ask two mining families working with & benefiting from the ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme in Jamaica  


Back from Extinction

Declared extinct in 1948, the Jamaican Iguana was rediscovered half a century later in the Hellshire Hills. Today, UNDP/GEF SGP’s strategic support to recovery of this endemic specie has contributed…  


This Is UNDP In Jamaica

A two-week public information campaign has been launched by the UNDP country office in Jamaica to highlight UNDP’s mission, work and results on the forefront of global efforts to end poverty  


Paternity Leave talks launched on Intl Men's Day - UNDP endorses

Jamaica is being encouraged to grant Paternity Leave to working fathers of new-borns, by UNDP Resident Representative, Bruno Pouezat who disclosed that UNDP has adopted the gender inclusive policy in…  


CVC takes lead of regional HIV Global Fund Grant 1 Oct

The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) successfully assumed the lead implementation role of a regional HIV Global Fund Grant from UNDP Jamaica, effective 1 October 2018.  


Local tech innovations unveiled at Social Good Summit JA 2018; Special joint report coming

Universities in Jamaica are innovating robots to clean up Kingston Harbour, facial recognition technology to combat crime, earthquake risk software for hazard prevention  


UNDP RR's REMARKS - Social Good Summit 2018

UNDP is your innovation for development partner, committed to harnessing the best of technology to empower lives and help nations build resilience to crisis. The scope of the 2030 Agenda leaves us no…  


Overcoming the Storm

Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) from Turks and Caicos Islands tell their story of triumph over adversity with the help of hurricane recovery grants from UNDP  


Tie Budgets to SDG - UNDP RR

Jamaica is being urged to effectively use its state budget to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national and local budgeting and budget reporting to ensure that all of government…  


Disaster Preparedness Training for MSMEs in Jamaica

The UNDP country office in Jamaica, with the support of the Sandals Foundation conducted a series of training workshops targeting owners of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) who are…  

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