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Stark Warning Issued To Caribbean Concerning Climate Change

This 2016 photo shows erosion along the beach in Annotto Bay, St Mary, due to high waves. A warning has been issued to governments across the Caribbean, including Jamaica, to do more to make countries resilient to climate change as there is a price to pay if nothing is done. According to a report commissioned [...]

By | 2017-05-19T14:14:50+00:00 May 19th, 2017|

Farmers To Get Climate-Risk Management Training

BEGINNING FEBRUARY 7, the USAID-funded Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change II (Ja REEACH II) project, in collaboration with the Meteorological Service of Jamaica and the Rural Agricultural Development Authority will host a series of agrometeorology farmers' fora. The fora are geared at equipping farmers and other stakeholders with climate-smart risk management [...]

By | 2017-02-03T02:59:46+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|

Jamaica To Benefit From UN Climate Population Project

An in-depth look at the population's resistance to climate change, in addition to an analysis on vulnerable groups in the country, are among several issues that will be integral in the new Population Dynamics and Climate Change Resilience project, to be undertaken by the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA). Daniel Schensul and Sainan Zhang, who [...]

By | 2015-10-28T14:35:34+00:00 October 28th, 2015|