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March 3, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) established its Mission in Jamaica in 1962 and since that time USAID has been one of the largest bilateral donors to Jamaica, committing more than $2 billion (USD). Over the fifty-three years, USAID/Jamaica consistently developed programing in partnership with the Government of Jamaica (GOJ), the private sector, civil society as well as stakeholders and beneficiaries in order to ensure sustainable development outcomes. Areas of investment and collaboration include: market-oriented  nd governance policy reforms; diversifying the economy and promoting private sector growth; conservation of natural resources; improving agricultural development; reduce population growth; and, alleviate poverty.

May 19, 2014
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing $330 million (US$3 million) in grant assistance to support targeted community activities under phase two of its Community Empowerment and Transformation Project (COMET II).
 
May 16, 2014

"Pass the rake nuh please?" said Winston Bowen, one of the participants of the USAID/Productivity Empowerment Project (PEP), a two-year program designed to create a community owned and operated agro-enterprise in Trench Town, Jamaica.

March 31, 2014

Project Title: 
Community-based Micro-enterprise Development

Project Overview:
Country: Jamaica
Duration: 42 Months

Contractor(s)/Grantee(s):
Local Initiative Facility for the Environment (LIFE)

March 20, 2014

Project Title: 
Parenting (pilot) Initiative to strengthen the Parent-School partnership in 60 Schools located within Regions 1, 4 and 6 in order to improve Literacy outcomes

Project Overview:
Country: Jamaica
Duration: December 7, 2012 – March 31, 2014

Contractor(s)/Grantee(s):
World Learning

March 20, 2014

Project Title: 
Enrichment Initiative to Increase Literacy at the Primary School Level

Project Overview:
Country: Jamaica
Duration: April 2013 – March 2016

Contractor(s)/Grantee(s):
Digicel Foundation

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