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Community groups get ready to vie for up to USD 50 000 environmental grants

Small grants of up to 50 000 USD (7.2 Million JMD) are to be awarded within weeks to Community-Based Organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations  

Small scale artisans and miners receive grants for COVID Response & Recovery

Twelve small-scale artisanal and mining enterprises are now in receipt of grants totaling 51,000€ Euros/9 Million JMD Jamaican Dollars, to support their business and emergency response to the COVID 19…  

Disaster Survival Guide launched for persons who are blind

A Survival Guide produced in braille for persons who are blind and living with vision impairment has been produced as part of an effort to ensure they are not left behind when disaster strikes  

Climate Action gains momentum when communities get involved

UNDP has long recognized that the natural assets of the earth will sustain our livelihoods, food security and wider development ambitions for generations to come, if we treat them with respect,…  

UNDP RR Remarks to International Youth Day regional Webinar on COVID recovery

Young people, we need your innovation, creativity, vision, and energy to ... transcend a world where the injustice of poverty, inequality and climate change are not acceptable  

UNDP RR Remarks - Caribbean Experiences on Recovery Planning Online Forum

UNDP recognizes that a major part of recovery and improving resilience is learning valuable lessons from each other on past disaster events  

Mixed university group wins UNDP’s inaugural Development Challenge with 'Covinnected'

A team of six students from the University of Technology, the University of the West Indies Mona and Northern Caribbean University has won UNDP's inaugural Development Challenge competition  

The transition to clean energy as a post COVID-19 solution: Lessons from UNDP

Jhannel Tomlinson of the Youth Climate Change Activists (YCCA) group makes a case for a shift to renewables as a post COVID-19 solution, following the exampe of agencies like UNDP  

REMARKS - Uncut Conversation on Climate Change - 11 May 2020

The best line of defence against the impacts of Climate Change is to empower people and communities through knowledge transfer and homegrown solutions .  

Advancing Water Supply in Jamaica - A Photo Book of Results from UNDP's Impact Series

The first in a brand new series of Photo Books highlighting results of projects, perspectives of beneficiaries and impact on sustainable development. An easy read.  

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