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Rethinking Jamaica’s Development Model to work in harmony with Nature

With Jamaica’s biodiversity and natural resources fueling its economy, the country could harness its natural capital to advance socio-economic development. However, this must be done in a sustainable…  


Liquid Gold In Cockpit Country

An award-winning community group’s foray into beekeeping and agroforestry in Jamaica's Cockpit Country provides incomes while reversing biodiversity loss  


J$49.6 Million in GEF SGP grants to generate green jobs & incomes, and model a green and sustainable community

A total of J$49.6 Million in grants has been awarded to seven community groups by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-implemented Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF…  


Remarks - GEF SGP Grant Award Ceremony - UNDP Resident Representative

UNDP believes that local organizations working on the ground and being able to directly connect with people are best poised to address sustainable development challenges of marginalized communities  


Gourie, the gift granted for present and future generations

Protected Area poised for sustainable tourism that honours its biodiversity while paying the bills  


Goal 15: Life on hand


Jamaica's Protected Areas now promoted on public buses

Moving billboards promoting National Protected Areas are now on public transportation buses traveling Jamaica’s Corporate Area and western parishes  


Hope Zoo Biodiversity Project Gets J$4M Boost through the Global Environmental Facility’s Small Grants Programme

The GEF SGP/UNDP has awarded the Hope Zoo Preservation Foundation some J$4 million to fund the NGO’s biodiversity project .  

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