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90% Percent of Jamaican Youth rate Virtual Farming Game as Useful in Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture

The Cario Farming Game took a trip across Jamaica in November to educate youth about climate change and climate smart decisions and actions, with the ultimate goal of creating lasting behavioural…  

Caribbean Countries work toward Implementing ICCS

The ICCS provides a framework for the systematic production and comparison of statistical data across different criminal justice institutions and jurisdictions. This means the ICCS is applicable to…  

Sustainability Dialogue Supports EWS Roadmap Concretization in SVG

Key partners, including Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves, The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), and The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), among…  

Jeanne’s Story: Working to Fight Fear in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

The story following Hurricane Maria is more than the overwhelming impact on the country and its people, but also about recovery, community resilience and self help.  

Belize & Guyana Initiate NAP Process

Stakeholders, government representatives and development partners recently gathered to take Belize and Guyana one step closer to the finalization of their National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).  

CEDAW Follow-Up Workshop

As a follow-up to the combined fifth to eighth periodic CEDAW reviews of Barbados, the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the OECS, in collaboration with the ‘Institute of Gender…  

Dominican Communities' Access to Water Boosted by Provision of 2,000 Gallon Water Truck

The United Nations Development Programme’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP) officially handed over a water truck to the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica.  

Early Warning System Toolkit Re-Designed

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the International Federation for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are…  

Eight Thousand Discarded Plastic Bottles Repurposed in Sustainable Agriculture Project

Over the past eleven months, four primary schools namely: O.S. De Hulp, O.S. II Tamanredjo, H.M. Bielkeschool and Shri Vasudev school, in the district of Commewijne, Suriname, were involved in a…  

J-CCCP Launches Cario Farming Game at Denbigh Agricultural & Industrial Show

J-CCCP has partnered with Jamaica 4-H Clubs to undertake the agriculture-based virtual game as this is Jamaica 4-H Clubs’ area of expertise and the Project is already partnering with them for a…  

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