Worry over future of Adaptation Fund project

Pan2OPPOSITION TO the installation of breakwaters to arrest beach erosion in Negril has cast a cloud over Jamaica’s climate-change adaptation project, which is being financed through the Adaptation Fund.

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), serving as the national implementing entity (NIE) for the three-year project, is now moving to settle the emerging concerns from tourism and other interests – ahead of a visit from the Fund’s assessment team next month.

“We are trying to see if we can talk to Mr Lee Issa [of Couples Resorts]. If he can get a group together, we will talk to that group and then go to the wider community,” said Claire Bernard, PIOJ’s deputy director general.

read more

Design Downloaded from Free Wordpress Themes | free website templates | Free Vector Graphics | Bateaux de Plaisance.