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Who are SDG Champions and how do I nominate them?

We are searching for local champions of the Sustainable Development Goals. These are individuals or groups often working quietly without national or media recognition in various areas of service to…  


UNDP hurricane recovery grants for TCI businesses to help rebuild & sustain economy

Forty business operators from Turks and Caicos Islands last week began to receive hurricane recovery grants as part of a wider effort to help rebuild and sustain the economy of the Islands through…  


Gourie, the gift granted for present and future generations

Gourie, perched 2 000 ft. in the hills above Christiana, is one of 249 Protected Areas secured by law in Jamaica. It offers a recreational area, multiple trails through biodiverse forest, a cave, and…  


Development Minerals industry to receive entrepreneurial skills training

Quarry operators and other stakeholders in the Development Minerals industry will be trained in entrepreneurial skills under a Letter of Agreement signed yesterday by the United Nations Development…  


Signing of Letter of Agreement - Entrepreneurial training for Minerals sector

Business and entrepreneurial skills are critical to the advancement of businesses and contribute to the Government’s aim of boosting support to SMEs. These workshops seek to enhance the skills and…  


UNDP Jamaica releases Annual Report 2017

UNDP in Jamaica presents Annual Report 2017 under the theme, Leaving No One Behind. Results, highlights and stories of UNDP at work in partnership with Government and people are presented through the…  


Jacob’s Ladder – No Longer Left Behind

Securing water to satisfy every sanitation, cooking and agricultural need of this expanding community of persons living with physical and mental disabilities has always been a challenge – until a…  


Crisis recovery solutions welcomed by Turks and Caicos Islanders

One hundred and three (103) Turks and Caicos Islanders who suffered losses during the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria recently concluded participation in a cash for work clean-up programme…  


UNDP cash for work programme helps hurricane-hit Turks and Caicos Islanders finance home repairs   

On Turks and Caicos Islands, the tell-tale signs of two category five storms lingered through February 2018, especially on Grand Turk and South Caicos, but men and women working shoulder to shoulder…  


US$6.45 Million Human Security programme for Northern Clarendon & West Kingston

More than 43 000 residents of Northern Clarendon and West Kingston are expected to benefit from better water and sanitation, entrepreneurial opportunities, enhanced governance and improved adaptation…  

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