Environmental Systems Research Institute, (ESRI), a world leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, presented the National Spatial Data Management Division (NSDMD) of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation with a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award on June 29th at their annual User Conference.Read more...
National Spatial Data Management Division Honored for Special Achievement in GIS
Dr. Wayne Henry Assumes Post Of Director General, Planning Institute Of Jamaica
Wayne St. Aubyn Henry, J.P, Ph.D, M.A., MBA, BSc (Hons), Director General, Planning Institute of Jamaica.
Dr. Wayne Henry assumed duties as Director General on July 1, 2016. He comes to the PIOJ from the Scotiabank Group Jamaica where he spent five years as a Senior Vice- President.Read more...
GOJ Moving to eliminate obstacles to Investment in Tourism
Government will be moving assiduously to systematically remove any obstacle that is preventing investments within the tourism sector.
According to Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz, there have been several major projects that have been stuck in the pipeline that have huge potential for growth and development, projects.Read more...
- 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.