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May 22, 2012
The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), under the auspices of the Support for the Development of a National Statistics System Project, hosted the first in a series of private sector stakeholder sessions under the theme "Promoting Statistics for Economic Development: A Public-Private Partnership", on Wednesday May 2, 2012 at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica.
January 30, 2012
The Metcalfe Street, secure Juvenile Centre, will be pioneering Jamaica's changing approach to juvenile justice with the contribution of US$350,000 towards a range of services including medical and mental health screening, education and skills training, life skills and behavior modification programme as well as sports and recreational activities.
December 02, 2011
On November 11th, 2011, across the planet, an incredible number of persons recorded the human experience for a 24-hour period and contributed their voice to the second annual global day of media creation called One Day on Earth. UNDP Jamaica participated by documenting an empowering project for youth in St. Thomas Parish who are gaining a new livelihood through Beekeeping.
September 12, 2011
Over 50 youth from St. Thomas and St. Ann are now able to start a business in beekeeping thanks to the Rural Youth Employment project (RUYE) which has provided 275 bee hives and a first phase of practical training.
September 07, 2011
Kingston – Some 650 young and jobless women and men in four impoverished areas of Jamaica have received training in cultivation and food production skills to boost their job opportunities in local farming and agro-industries.
June, 07, 2011
36 youth and 4 adults from Llandewey, St. Thomas, Jamaica are well advanced in the Beekeeping business. The UNDP-USAID supported Rural Youth Employment Project supports the development of such capacities in Agriculture, to improve livelihood options for Jamaican youth. Curzan and Andrew share with us their experience.
May 19, 2011
45 High School Students from St. Thomas parish, Jamaica are now well oriented in Career opportunities in Agriculture thanks to the UNDP - USAID supported Rural Youth Employment Project (RUYE). Kanisha, Nimrod, Shanique and Stanfred share their point of view on Agriculture.
March 24, 2011
Over 244 youths received training in human relations and business development and another 230 received technical training in agricultural income generating activities as part of the Rural Youth Employment Project (RUYE) which is being supported by UNDP and USAID.
March 21, 2011
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 National Statistics 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.
February 9, 2011
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.