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UNDP & UN Resident Coordinator’s Office splits amid historic UN reforms

The joint post of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative (RR) and United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator (UN RC) has been officially separated into two distinct roles  


IT equipment to help minerals industry access previously unreachable deposits

State of the art Information Technology (IT) equipment valued at some J$4.183 million Jamaican dollars has been transferred to the Mines and Geology Division (MGD) of the Ministry of Transport and…  


Jamaica set to pilot mechanism to stimulate affordable renewable energy

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) s to be piloted in Jamaica as a means of stimulating uptake of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies  


Revenue From The Rocks

Artisans in Jamaica are carving out new products, revenue streams & jobs from mineral-rich rocks & soil with support from the EU-financed Development Minerals Programme  


Jamaican companies reach new milestone in UNDP's Gender Equality Seal

The first local enterprises in Jamaica and the English speaking Caribbean to sign on to UNDP's Gender Equality Seal programme have now completed a crucial milestone in the international ten-step…  


Health sector gets ready to advance energy bill-reducing initiative

More than 150 health sector employees are participating in workshops as part of a major initiative to reduce energy bills in the health sector and across the nation’s public sector.  


Development Minerals industry gains ground under UNDP-implemented ACP-EU project

The EU-funded ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme in Jamaica has set the stage for improving the industry’s contributions to jobs and economic growth and lessening its negative impacts on the…  


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  

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