Promoting Community-based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector (WB-P164257)

  • Jamaica
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Mar 7, 2018
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Government of Jamaica
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  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 4.88 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 4.88 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 22, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jun 30, 2017

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Project Description

According to the bank, the development objective of the Promoting Community-based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project for Jamaica is to increase the adoption of climate resilient practices among targeted fishing and fish farming communities in Jamaica. The additional financing will finance following components: (i) strengthening the fisheries policy and regulatory framework; (ii) diversification and fisheries-based alternative livelihoods; (iii) capacity building and awareness raising; and (iv) project management and monitoring and evaluation (M and E)

Investment Description

Contact Information

For more project information, contact:

Andrea Allen Title : Senior Project Analyst, Ministry of Finance Telephone No : 876-932-5462 Email :; or

Implementing Agency : Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Gilbert Kong Title : Director of Fisheries Telephone No : 876-967-1601 Email :



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