Jeffrey Town Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction Project, St. Mary

Date of Approval
March, 2015
Country
Approved total
$764,150 ($645,484 through CDRRF Grant and $118,666 from Implementing Agency & Partners)
Partners
Canadian Hunger Foundation Promotion of Regional Opportunities through Enterprises and Linkages Project, Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change Project, National Works Agency, Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, Rural Agricultural Development Authority
Implementing agency
Jeffrey Town Farmers Association Limited
Status
Active
OVERVIEW

The project aims to improve the Jeffrey Town community’s resilience to the impacts of natural hazards and climate change. Project activities include: rehabilitating and constructing climate resilient infrastructure; improving food security and income-generating opportunities for community members; and building awareness of agricultural practices that increase climate resilience.  

Project Communities: Jeffrey Town - Top Road, Decoy, Spring Garden, Barker, Carter, Spring Land, Jeffery Town, Pembroke Hall, and Wallingford in St. Mary.