Jamaica - Community-based Micro-enterprise Development Project

Project Title: 
Community-based Micro-enterprise Development

Project Overview:
Country: Jamaica
Duration: 42 Months

Local Initiative Facility for the Environment (LIFE)

The overall purpose of the project is to facilitate the development of agricultural-based micro-enterprises in rural communities to improve standards of living and promote economic diversification.
The Objective is the development or expansion of 169 agriculturally/environmentally based Micro-enterprises in 30 communities through the application of beekeeping, protected farming, agro-processing, renewable energy technologies and community tourism activities over a 42 month period.

Program Targets:
The total direct beneficiaries

  • 262 persons

The project will also indirectly impact on 1048 persons

Program Status:

Approximately 78% of the project activities have been completed.  

Issuing Country 
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:45pm

Last updated: September 04, 2014