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  1. Library Resource
    September, 2013
    Indonesia, Jamaica

    No-take fishing zones in the Caribbean’s near-shore and reef areas may be an important strategy for sustaining marine ecosystems and conserving fish populations, according to preliminary research. Meanwhile, the increasing use of no-take reserves calls for recognition of the vital role that local communities play in natural resources management and their rights to benefit from that management. Shared management of ecosystems and resources requires equitable and appropriate distribution of both responsibilities and benefits among all stakeholders.

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2015
    Jamaica

    This economy profile for Doing Business
    2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Jamaica.
    To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides
    data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for
    each indicator. Doing Business 2015 is the 12th edition in a
    series of annual reports measuring the regulations that
    enhance business activity and those that constrain it.
    Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business; for

  3. Library Resource
    June, 2014
    Jamaica

    This economy profile presents the Doing
    Business indicators for Jamaica. In a series of annual
    reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting
    domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in
    10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a
    business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders.
    This year's report data cover regulations measured from
    June 2012 through May 2013. The report is the 11th edition

  4. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    Jamaica

    This report forms part of the technical
    assistance provided by the World Bank under the Non-lending
    Technical Assistance Program for the Caribbean
    'market-based agriculture risk management in the
    Caribbean.' The program is largely financed by the
    European Union All Agriculture Commodities Program (AACP)
    Initiative and contributions from the International Fund for
    Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the World Bank. This

  5. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    Jamaica

    This Public Expenditure Review (PER) builds on the commitments of the 2003 Country Economic Memorandum (CEM), and 2002 Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) Progress Report, being its primary objective to assess strengths and weaknesses in key areas of public expenditure, and identify policy options for fiscal sustainability. Jamaica's high debt aggravates debt sustainability and efforts to improve growth.

  6. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica

    This report examines the effect of
    gender on socio-economic outcomes in three Caribbean
    countries: the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica.
    Organized in three separate country notes, it covers:
    demographics, health and reproductive health, violence,
    education, labor and agriculture. The report is part of a
    large effort aimed at establishing a strategic social agenda
    in the region. Many of the key economic issues that

  7. Library Resource
    Constitution
    December, 1962
    Jamaica

    The constitution was promulgated by Queen Elizabeth II through an Order in Council at independence.

  8. Library Resource

    Jamaica

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2012
    Jamaica, Latin America and the Caribbean

    This tenth edition of Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting eleven areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, resolving insolvency and employing workers.

  9. Library Resource

    Jamaica

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012
    Jamaica, Latin America and the Caribbean

    Doing business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting 10 areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency.

  10. Library Resource
    Tech and Transparency: democratising data and empowering communities with cutting-edge technologies

    A Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    August, 2019
    Tanzania, Jamaica, Global

    lack of transparency in the land and property sector prevents individuals, communities and governments from unlocking the value of the property as an asset, and undermines policies and legal frameworks that aim to provide land tenure security, potentially leading to a misallocation of rights. In fact, land governance is ranked among the sectors in which people are most likely to pay bribes for access to services, according to Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer.

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