Alpha Infant, St. Jago Cathedral Preparatory and Waterford High have emerged winners in the Urban Development Corporation’s (UDC) “2014 Hellshire Schools Enviro Competition”. The winning schools copped trophies and cash prizes valued at $25,000 each and passes to the Biodiversity Centre at the Port Royal Marine Lab, Dunn’s River Falls and Park and Green Grotto Caves. The awards were presented recently at the inaugural Crocodile Conservation Fair organised by the Jamaica Crocodile Working Group at the Hope Zoo, St. Andrew
UDC SUPPORTS ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT ON LABOUR DAY 2014
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) will lend its support to Labour Day 2014 through projects geared at improving the environment at the Fort Clarence Beach Park, Hellshire, St. Catherine on Friday, May 23 between the hours of 7am and 11am.
Jamaica’s hidden treasure Reach Falls located in Portland on May 22, 2014, hosted the team from Henri Lloyd - winners of Race 12 in the global sporting phenomenon Clipper 2013/2014 Round the World Yacht Race. The event has seen combined global viewership and circulation estimated at more than 470,000,000 people.
The group docked in Port Antonio on May 17 after completing the Spirit of Jamaica Chase from Panama and was the first to enter port on Saturday, May 17.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is continuing its stakeholder sensitization of its mandate and current investment opportunities.
Speaking at the Board meeting of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce recently, Robert Stephens, UDC Deputy General Manager, Subsidiaries Management and Revenue Generation presented a raft of projects and assets that are ready for take up and expansion.
In observation of International Day for Biological Diversity, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) will co-host a forum and exhibit with the theme ‘Island Biodiversity’ on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in the UDC Information Centre and the adjoining Orange Park, 12 Ocean Boulevard, downtown Kingston.
The UDC is part of a group led by the Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, which also comprises the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), the Forestry Department, and the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ), which has organized this forum.