There is great value in pushing for youth education in climate change action. Designing projects that focus on issues youth care about can lead to unexpected, positive outcomes. And engaging youth as active participants with the autonomy and agency to act can have lasting effects long after a development project ends.
These infographics by the Adaptation Thought Leadership and Assessments project showcase high-level project successes from USAID/Jamaica’s rich and diverse portfolio of activities on climate resilience, advanced energy, and disaster risk reduction from 2012-2018.
This profile provides an overview of climate risk issues in Jamaica, including how climate change will potentially impact five key sectors in the country: water resources, agriculture, human health, infrastructure and coastal ecosystems.