This EU funded project initiates an Alliance with the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce which is based in Trinidad and Tobago.
The objective of the project is to build private sector capacity in environmental and energy management order to promote a successful regional and national collaborative approach to efficient energy consumption reduced environmental impacts
After investing thousands of dollars, Vinceta Martin’s sweet potato crop has dried up. – Photos by tamara bailey Martin’s pumpkin patch has slowly dried up. Tamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer Campbell’s Castle, Manchester: With the ongoing dry spell ruining crops and the business of local farmers, some have given up hope while others are still wishing […]
Richard Gayle pours a generous helping of water on melons in a field cultivated by Clive Ebanks at Flagaman, St Elizabeth earlier this month – File The Cabinet has approved more money to combat the worsening water shortage affecting Jamaica because of the continuing drought. In a national broadcast last night, Water Minister, Robert Pickersgill, […]
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By Ryan Peterson Op-Ed Contributor IT IS a truism that tourism is experiencing a tectonic transformation. In recent times, the global tourism and travel industry, and in particular, Small-Island Tourism-Economies (SITES) in the Caribbean have had to contend with a series of unprecedented and disruptive social, technical, economic and ecological and challenges. In effect, […]
(Bridgetown) The capability of the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) in Belize to provide financing for priority sectors in that country has been given a boost by a loan of USD 10.5 mn from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Among the DFC’s lending objectives are the improvement of home ownership, human development and the development of […]
By Alecia Smith-Edwards Photo by: JIS PhotographerWater, Land, Environment and Climate Change Minister, Hon. Robert Pickersgill (left), signs a copy of the $1 billion contract for contstruction of an artificial groundwater recharge system at Innswood, St. Catherine, during a signing ceremony at the National Water Commission’s (NWC) corporate offices in New Kingston on July 18. Looking […]