RJR News / Almost US$5 million in grant funding is being provided to assist fish farming communities in Jamaica to adopt climate resilience practices. An agreement was signed between the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry and the World Bank at the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday morning. Providing a breakdown, Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke said US$570,000 will be used to strengthen the Fisheries policy. He said another US$2.68 million will support diversification and alternative livelihoods for fisherfolks. An additional US$970,000 will go towards funding capacity building, behavioural changing and raising awareness, while US$655,000 is earmarked for project management, monitoring and evaluation.
JAMAICA: Jamaica Gets Grant To Help With Climate Resilience For Fisheries
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