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  1. Jamaica PM Pledges Water System Improvements

    21 Jan 2019- 10:08 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government will continue to improve water systems islandwide to ensure access to the amenity to residents. Mr. Holness was ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2019 - 10:08

  2. Don’t Ignore Impact of Climate Change, Utility Regulators Urged

    4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report MONTEGO BAY Jamaica Observer Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, is urging utility regulators to pay close attention to the effects of climate change on t ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2016 - 12:39

  3. WRA Chief Blames Jamaica's Water Woes on Distribution System

    14 Mar 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer With Kingston predicted to be one of the world’s cities that could reach climate departure much sooner than the projected 2047, managing director of the Water Resources Authority (WRA), Ba ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2016 - 08:57

  4. Cuba’s INRH Expects to Complete $11 Million Worth of Infrastructure Projects This Year

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) expects to complete $11.4 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments by the end of the year, according to the agency’s director of i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

  5. Cuba Implements National Ant-Drought Program

    18 Nov 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuban water authorities are implementing a national program to combat the effects of ongoing regional drought, which is particularly impacting the island’s eastern provinces of Guantanamo and Sanc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2015 - 10:05

  6. Jamaican Farmers Eye Agreement With NWC to Provide Potable Water in Rural Areas

    30 Sep 2015- 08:51 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) wants to enter into an agreement with the National Water Commission (NWC) to ensure that all rural communities have sustainable potable water supply ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2015 - 08:51

  7. Jamaica to Introduce Solar Pumps for Irrigation

    6 Aug 2015- 10:19 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, through the National Irrigation Commission (NIC) is set to introduce the use of solar power to operate the pumping of water for irrigation. Minist ...

    Local Press Report - 08/06/2015 - 10:19

  8. Jamaican Sugar Cane Farmers Suffer Losses Due to Slow Pace of Irrigation Projects

    23 Jun 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner The slow pace of Government's procurement process, which includes getting approval from the National Contracts Committee (NCC), is at the root of the situation under which some Clarend ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2015 - 09:49

  9. Jamaica Continues Drought Mitigation Efforts

    1 Oct 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go Jamaica Government has approved an additional sum of $95M to continue drought mitigation efforts in the agricultural sector. This was announced on Tuesday (September 30) by acting Minister of Agriculture ...

    Local Press Report - 10/01/2014 - 10:17

  10. Drought Destroys $8.8 Million Worth of Crops in Jamaica

    4 Aug 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner Acting Agriculture Minister Derrick Kellier says the prevailing drought has resulted in the destruction of some 1,600 hectares of crops valued at nearly J$1 billion across the island. Kellie ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2014 - 09:59

  11. Jamaica Launches Water Catchment-Greenhouse Project

    24 Feb 2014- 09:19 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service One hundred and sixty farmers from eight communities in St. Ann and Manchester are set to benefit from a $192 million Water Catchment and Greenhouse Cluster Project, being under ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2014 - 10:14

  12. Jamaica Installs New Irrigation System at Yallahs Agro-Park

    3 Feb 2014- 09:42 by Local Press Report ST. THOMAS Jamaica Observer Farmers at the Yallahs Agro-Park in St Thomas now have the benefit of a $395-million irrigation system which, it is hoped, will assist in boosting onion production. Chairman of the Nation ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2014 - 09:42

  13. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in orde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  14. Jamaica Designates New Irrigation Areas

    18 Nov 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Farmers in St Elizabeth and Manchester are expected to see greater levels of crop production and productivity, following the designation of irrigation areas in those parishes. Pedro Plains ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2013 - 10:04

  15. Jamaica Provides Subsidized Irrigation Water to Some Farmers

    24 Oct 2013- 09:51 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go-Jamaica Nearly 500 additional farmers in the breadbasket parish of St Elizabeth are to benefit from sustainable, subsidised irrigation water supply. This follows yesterday’s approval by the House of Rep ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2013 - 09:51