Realizing and understanding the role of meteorological services for socio-economic planning and the development of the country, the Department of Meteorology was established on 1 July 1980 as an in
UNDP works to promote the advancement of Human Development for the people of Jamaica.
Through operating the Jamaica Seismograph Network and affiliating with other Caribbean and Regional networks, the Earthquake Unit seeks to understand earthquake processes in and around Jamaica and
The Agency is the Government’s lead agency responsible for the management and conservation of the country’s forest resources.
A Parish Council is the lowest local authority of governance in Jamaica. Local affairs are administered by individual Parish Councils whose members are elected.
The National Housing Trust (NHT) was established in 1976 through an amendment to the National Insurance Act of 1976.
One of Jamaica's primary means of survival in the current global economic environment rests in agriculture.
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is an Executive Agency that became operational on April 1, 2001.
The MGD has the statutory responsibility under the Mining Act and the Quarries Control Act to exercise general supervision over all prospecting, mining and quarrying operations throughout the islan
The Water Resources Authority (WRA) is responsible for the management, protection, and controlled allocation and use of Jamaica's water resources.
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