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The Woodford hillside Community' residents, St. Andrew - Jamaica, pursue sustainable agriculture carrying out the lessons learnt from the UNDP Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) programme.
UNDP, through the Global Environment Facility's Special Priority on Adaptation Funding, is supporting a climate change adaption initiative in five small communities in Jamaica.
UNDP is in partnership with the Statistical Institute of Jamaica as it encourages the development of a coherent and neutral National Statistical System (NSS) in Jamaica through the project "Support for the Development of a NationalStatistics System". On February 15-16, 2011 a Public Sector Consultation Workshop was organized in Kingston, Jamaica to share information on the project as well as to share knowledge, experiences and lessons learnt.
The United Nations in Jamaica participated yesterday at the Pan Caribbean's Sigma Corporate Run 2011 held in Kingston.
Over 1500 High School students were involved in an Inaugural Joint Career Exposition, an important milestone in one of the three Jamaican projects funded through the EC-UN Joint Migration for Development Initiative (EU-UN JMDI). Mitigating the Negative Impact of Migration on the Multi-generational household in Jamaica.
Over 400 parents, guardians and caregivers who received training in Parenting and Small Business skills, participated in a graduation ceremony on 12 January 2011 at St. Andrew Technical High School Auditorium in Kingston. The ceremony marked the successful closure of one of the activities under three Jamaican projects funded through the EC-UN Joint Migration for Development Initiative (EU-UN JMDI). The project Mitigating the Negative Impact of Migration on the Multi-generational household in Jamaica is being implemented by Hope for Children Development Company and HelpAge International.
(Parenting and Small Business Graduation Ceremony; St. Andrew Technical High School, Kingston, Jamaica; Wednesday, January, 12, 2011- Photo UNDP/Jamaica)