A Climate Finance Access Hub adviser was mobilised in Jamaica in April 2017, working with Jamaica’s Climate Change Division within the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, to help the country build the capacity to successfully bid for the pledged climate funds.
Climate change consultant Katherine Blackman is the first national advisor mobilised. Ms Blackman previously worked with funding agency Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme.
Through the support of the Hub, Jamaica has received a US$0.6 million grant to fund REDD+ readiness actions as part of its Forest Policy.
A blog on climate change by Katie Blackman, a National Climate Finance Adviser deployed in Jamaica with the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub. MORE
On her first official visit to the Republic of Mauritius, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland joined an interactive session focused on the achievements of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub. MORE
Jamaica received a US$0.6 million grant to fund REDD+ readiness actions as part of its Forest Policy, through the support of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub. MORE
Jamaica is setting the stage for private sector investment in support of low carbon, climate resilient growth after signing its second readiness Grant Agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at the Jamaica House in Kingston. MORE