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    Progress Towards Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Actions and Plans -Jamaica is a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) with geography and geology that makes it especially vulnerable to both natural and man-made hazards. Jamaica’s climate data projections (as outlined in the State of the Jamaican Climate Vol. III, 2022) show that average temperature is projected to increase by 0.65-0.84°C by the 2030s, while rainfall levels […]Report Details
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    Management of the Production Incentive Programme & the Soil Fertility Mapping Project -Vision 2030 Jamaica National Development Plan (NDP), recognises the importance of agriculture in developing Internationally Competitive Industry Structures (National Outcome # 12), based on its average annual contribution of 8 per cent to GDP, employment, rural livelihoods, environmental sustainability, and food security. The agricultural sector which is a primary earner of foreign exchange, comprises a […]Report Details
  • Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) -Jamaica’s “Vision 2030” National Development Plan calls for the development and implementation of strategies and actions towards “Hazard Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change” (National Outcome #14). Institutionally, the National Disaster Risk Management Council is responsible for overall coordination of disaster management activities in Jamaica. The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) […]Report Details
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    Managing Government’s Social Benefit Programmes -Audit Question: Is the delivery of social benefits to the poor and most vulnerable effectively and efficiently managed? Well-designed and managed social benefit programmes should target the most vulnerable persons in society to ensure that these individuals receive the support they need to improve their well-being.  Accordingly, benefit distribution should be timely and responsive to […]Report Details


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