Funding Opportunities

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute’s

November 15, 2015       The Caribbean Policy Research Institute’s (CaPRI’s) is pleased to announce the launch of its online energy databases. Project developers and businesses will find the Finance database useful to search for sources of financing for their renewable energy projects and can use the Incentives Database to identify applicable incentives. Further, […]

Finance Minister Launches 3 new DBJ Products for SME

October 30, 2015       Pleased with a robust turnout and the good mood of everyone, Minister of Finance and Planning Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips (centre), the Development Bank of Jamaica’s Chairman Joseph M. Matalon (right) and Managing Director Milverton Reynolds brought high spirits to the launch of three products to help micro, […]

Gov’t Allocates Initial $5m For Removal Of Sargassum

Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) – Government has allocated an initial sum of $5 million for clean-up and disposal of the sargassum (a brown seaweed with berry-like air bladders) currently affecting beaches and coastlines across the island and the wider Caribbean. This was disclosed by Director of Environmental Management at the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), […]

Adaptation Fund Approves Grant for Caribbean Concept…Jamaica, Cuba, Dominican Republic to Benefit

October 15, 2015         BONN, Germany – The Adaptation Fund Board has approved a US$20,000-grant for the development of a regional climate change project in three islands – Jamaica, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. The project focuses on local adaptation response to the troubling phenomena and early warning information for the Caribbean. On […]

World Bank and IMF in Lima Pledge to Increase Climate Finance

October 12, 2015       The Annual Meeting of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund came to a close in Lima, Peru, on Sunday (Oct. 11). Focus of the Meeting was addressing the obstacles to the World Bank’s twin goals: ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity, considering global issues such as […]

Gov’t Secures $810.2 Million World Bank Grant For Climate Change Project

October 5, 2015       KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Government has received approximately $810.2 million (US$6.8 million) in World Bank grant funding support to improve climate and weather data collection and information management within Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs). The undertaking is part of a package of projects, valued of approximately $3.57 billion […]

Golden Age Resources, Inc. (GDAR) Announces Construction Plans and Financing of Cogeneration Pilot Project in Mexico

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 5, 2015 / GOLDEN AGE RESOURCES, INC., (OTC PINK: GDAR) a leading energy provider for large-scale “Green” power plants in Latin America and the Caribbean, today announced construction plans and financing on Cogeneration Pilot Project as mentioned in previous Press Release dated April 28. Mr. Thomas Wolff, […]

US$3.9 Million Watershed Project Launched

By Garfield L. Angus   April 13, 2015 Photo by: JIS PhotographerMinister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill, delivering the keynote address at the launch of the US$3.9 million Yallahs and Hope River Watershed Project, held on April 13, at the Terra Nova Hotel, in St. Andrew.   The Government has launched […]

Caribbean and International Water and Funding Agencies Meet on a New Caribbean Climate-Proofing Water Investment Initiative

Over thirty (30) representatives from key regional and international water and finance institutions will meet in Barbados on April 9th and 10th, 2015 to help steer a new Caribbean Climate-Proofing Water Investment initiative spearheaded by the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) under its Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) executed in collaboration with the Caribbean Community […]

Wind and more wind

  Ground being broken for the BMR wind farm in Malvern, St Elizabeth. This Jamaica Public Service Company wind farm is just across the road from the planned BMR wind farm in Malvern, St Elizabeth   Ground being broken for the BMR wind farm in Malvern, St Elizabeth. (PHOTOS: GREGORY BENNETT)  Wigton Windfarm at Rose […]