Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

bullet1 JAMAICA

bullet2 Jamaica Environment Trust

Earth House

11 Waterloo Road

Kingston 10




Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  peripheral


ensure the best possible stewardship of Jamaica's natural environment through a range of programmes designed to protect natural resources, increase environmental awareness and advocate in civil society and ensure inclusion of environmental issues in national development planning.


The goals of the Jamaica Environment Trust are:

To develop and implement a comprehensive island wide, action-oriented environmental education programme within the formal education system

To develop and implement effective public education and advocacy campaigns on a variety of issues aimed at a range of audiences

To engage children and young people to become activists and advocates for environmental issues

To become a leading environmental NGO in Jamaica by strengthening organizational capacity and addressing sustainability issues