Jamaica Diaspora Agriculture Taskforce digs in

  Jamaica Diaspora Agriculture Task Force Digs in by: Javene SkyerS Observer staff reporter skyersj@jamaicaobserver.com Monday, September 12, 2016 The Jamaica Diaspora Agriculture Taskforce, in its efforts to promote sustainable and organic farming, will be providing training for farmers starting next month through a partnership with the Jamaica Organic Agriculture Movement (JOAM) and other organic…

Exoneration of Marcus Garvey

Dear Diaspora Member:  You may be aware, that there have been several efforts over the years to seek the exoneration of Jamaica’s first National Hero, His Excellency the Honourable Marcus Mosiah Garvey.  A petition is currently also being led by the Garvey family, spearheaded by Dr. Julius Garvey, son of the late National Hero, aimed…

Luncheon with Prime Minister Holness

You are invited to the following event: JAMAICAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCHEON WITH PRIME MINISTER HOLNESS Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Friday, September 23, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT) The 3 West Club3 West 51st StreetNew York, NY 10019 The Jamaican American Chamber of Commerce in…

Jamaica Diaspora Conference Call – Sunday September 11th @ 3 PM EST

  Join us for our next Diaspora Conference Call Sunday September 11, 2016 Dial In: (712) 775-7031 Code: 757056 Online: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/diaspora   Agenda: Crime Intervention Task Force – Fact Finding Trip in October Agriculture Task Force – New Organic Farming Accelerator Education Task Force – Fundraising Campaign Technology Task Force – Calico – Open Source Development…

Education Task Force Early Childhood Fundraising Campaign

August, 2016: The Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF) has partnered with iSupport Jamaica powered by Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), National Education Trust (NET) and the Victoria Mutual Building Society to raise US$2,000,000 to upgrade the infrastructure of early childhood and primary schools in Jamaica. A portion of the proceeds will be used for professional…

Agriculture Task Force – Denbigh Highlights

  The Jamaica Diaspora Agriculture Task Force (JDAT) in partnership with the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) hosted the Denbigh Symposium this year at the 64th staging of Denbigh. The theme of the Symposium was Organic and Sustainable farming. Over 200 Farmers attended the event over three days. The Task Force also introduced  the first ever…