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  1. Library Resource
    February, 1958

    This Act makes provision for the appointment of Town and Country Planning Authority, the constitution of the Advisory Planning Committee and the establishment of the Compensation Assessment Board and provides rules relative to the development of land and related matters.The Act grants the power to the Authority to issue development orders and prescribes conditions and procedures for the preparation, confirmation and modification of such orders and of provisional development orders. Development orders shall provide rules for the development of land in a specified area.

  2. Library Resource
    May, 2015

    This Order, made under section 7 of the Town and Country Planning Act, confirms and amends the Town and Country Planning (Trelawny Parish) Provisional Development Order, 2013. Minor amendments are made to provisions concerning, among other things, use classes, a planning role for the Jamaica National Heritage Trust, and the list of national monuments.

    Amends: Town and Country Planning (Trelawny Parish) Provisional Development Order, 2013 (No. 89B of 2013). (2013-06-21)

  3. Library Resource
    February, 1972

    The Act makes provision for the establishment of the Port Authority and for its functions and powers, management and staff, etc. The Authority is established under section 3 as a body corporate. Powers and duties of the Authority are set out in section 19. The Minister may compulsorily acquire land for purposes of the Authority.

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    National Policies
    January, 1999

    The Jamaica National Environmental Action Plan (JANEAP) is a national Plan with a multi-sectoral approach. The duration of the Plan is 3 years between 1999 and 2002. The main objective of the Plan is to ensure good environmental planning and management to contribute to the sustainable development.Regarding the biological resources, forestry, watershed management, protected areas and oceans the Plan provides for different actions to be taken. A Fisheries Management Plan and an Ocean and Coastal Zone Policy will be prepared and implemented.

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    National Policies
    January, 1997

    The National Land Policy was adopted by Jamaica in 1997 as a national policy for the land sector. It establishes the framework needed for Jamaica to become more progressive, transparent and modern in its approaches to land and geographic information management systems, land administration and utilization, land resources and environmental management, and land development planning. The goals and objectives of this Policy are to ensure the sustainable, productive and equitable development, use and management of the country’s natural resources.

  6. Library Resource
    May, 2017

    This Order, made under section 5 of the Town and Country Planning Act, provides for a wide variety of matters regarding the administration and development of the areas of the Parishes of Kingston and Saint Andrew and the Pedro Cays as described in the First Schedule.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2017
    Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic

    Land change in the Greater Antilles differs markedly among countries because of varying socioeconomic histories and global influences. We assessed land change between 2001 and 2010 in municipalities (second administrative units) of Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. Our analysis used annual land-use/land-cover maps derived from MODIS satellite imagery to model linear change in woody vegetation, mixed-woody/plantations and agriculture/herbaceous vegetation. Using this approach, we focused on municipalities with significant change (p ? 0.05).

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    Manuals & Guidelines
    July, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru

    Infográfico Habitat LABs Suelo Urbano Una estratégia para el desarrollo de capacidades e incidencia en políticas públicas.

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    Reports & Research
    August, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru

    Articulo presentado al 3er Congreso Iberoamericano de Suelo Urbano, Curitiba, Brasil, agosto 2017 El objetivo del artículo es presentar los principales hallazgos del estudio, ilustrando las ideas fuerza con datos y hechos característicos de los diferentes países.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Jamaica, Caribbean, Central America, South America

    This policy brief explores the consequences of climate change on cocoa and tomato production in Jamaica. The report describes work carried out by CIAT in partnership with the University of the West Indies (UWI), which used

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