PIOJ gets $270 Million for Resilience Project

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp

Jamaica News: The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) has received an additional $270 million to continue work in 2019/2020, to enhance the resilience of the agricultural sector and coastal areas.

The project aims to protect the livelihood and food security of vulnerable communities by improving land and water management in the agricultural sector, strengthening coastal protection, and building institutional capacity against climate change.

PHOTOS: G-G and JDF Support Services Batallion

Achievements to date under the project, which commenced in October 2012, include the establishment of a Programme Management Unit, capacity building and training facilitation, visibility and awareness strategy implementation, communication strategy and action plan development, and stakeholder consultations.

Targeted activities for 2019/20 include commencing construction of coastal protection infrastructure, and conducting the final programme evaluation and audit.

Another $450 million is programmed in 2020/21 for the project, which is jointly financed by the Government of Jamaica and the Adaptation Fund.

It is anticipated that the initiative will conclude in March 2020.

 

Source: JIS News

Send us your feedback, news items, community sports or events, real life stories, Dear McKoy, photos and/or videos to WhatsApp 1-876-353-1389 Or Email [email protected]

Great Ads Deal – Advertise With Us

2020 Break out artist on the rise

Related Posts

Recent Posts

2020 Break out artist on the rise