Work will commence shortly on the construction of the new eleven floor building that will house the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade (MFAFT) at Lot #20 Downtown Kingston (part of Old Myrtle Bank Lands along the Kingston waterfront). The new headquarters will facilitate the upgrading of the MFAFT’s functions and services and will form part of the Government of Jamaica’s thrust to restore Downtown Kingston.Read more...
Site preparation underway for new Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Ministry building in Downtown Kingston
Special Climate Change Adaptation Fund
CBOs, NGOs, Government Agencies – access up to $5million in funding for community based adaptation activities to build climate resilience and support livelihoods and income generation! MEGJC’s Adaptation Programme/Financing Mechanisms Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) project calls on civil society groups and government agencies working with these groups to apply to the Special Climate Change Adaptation Fund.Read more...
Vaz Emphasises Importance of the Revitalisation of Downtown Kingston
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz, says the revitalisation of downtown Kingston is critical to the process of attracting more investments in the country, which will ultimately lead to greater economic growth.Read more...
|Geography Awareness Week|
09 Nov 2016
- When you throw plastic bags and other plastic materials in the ocean, it kills as many as 1 million sea creatures annually.
- The Caribbean is a minute contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, but will be among the most severely impacted.
- A glass bottle made in our time will take more than 4,000 years to decompose.
- Climate change is a fossil energy-related problem. Fossil fuel consumption is a major driver of climate change.