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(Terracing of land in Glengoffe, St. Catherine Parish, Jamaica. February 2011. Photo: GEF Small Grants Programme in Jamaica)
The UNDP-Global Environment Facility, Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) project is a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global initiative funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and delivered through the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) mechanism. The CBA project is piloting community-based initiatives in 10 countries to enhance the climate change resiliency of vulnerable communities, and the ecosystems on which they rely.
In Jamaica, the UNDP-GEF CBA project is currently funding projects in 1.) Bunkers Hill, Trelawny, 2.) The Portland Bight Area of Clarendon, 3.) Woodford and Cascade in Rural St. Andrew, 4.) Portland and 5.) Glengoffe in St. Catherine.
The project, through funding from United Nations Volunteers Head Quarters, is sponsoring a poster competition to reflect the motif.
The competition is open to primary and secondary level students in the communities where UNDP-GEF CBA projects are being implemented.
Participants must register their participation by November 11, 2011.
Entry forms with pieces must be received by January 27, 2012.
Winners will be notified by February 10, 2012.
For more information and guide on the Poster Competition: