Jamaica

Jamaica Intellectual Property Asset Workshop 2018

Get Up, Stand Up for Your Rights: Intellectual Property (IP) Rights. How IPRs Can Help Our Creators Access the Finance They Need to Innovate and Grow. Bowie, James Brown, Motown, the Isley Brothers – these are all artists who were able to securitize their IP to varying degrees of success but is this the right …

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Regional Policy Dialogue (Jamaica) – Presentations (August 23-24, 2017)

The low level of innovation in the Caribbean is a constraint to the region’s economic growth, and technological change represents a key factor in increasing productivity. One alternative available to address this key constraint is technological extension policies. Technological extension policies can help increase productivity and competitiveness by facilitating the adoption of technology by enterprises, …

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The Emergence of Experiential Tourism in Jamaica

St. Elizabeth, Jamaica- Treasure Beach is located on the southwest of Jamaica, on the South Coast of the Parish of St. Elizabeth and comprises of eight districts, namely: Calabash Bay, Sandy Bank, Billy’s Bay, Frenchman, Fort Charles, Great Bay, Bluntlers, and Beacon. Heritage sites and natural beauty spots are readily accessible, though not strictly within …

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Compete Caribbean gives boost to Business Process Outsourcing Sector in Jamaica

Montego Bay, Jamaica – Since the 1990s, Jamaica has been successful in attracting Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) operations and currently represents 9% of the region’s market in terms of workers, revenue and number of firms. However, as the country seeks to progressive move up the BPO value chain, support is needed in order to improve …

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Foromic 2016 to take place in Montego Bay, Jamaica!

The leading conference in the region on financial inclusion, microfinance, development of MSMEs and entrepreneurship is scheduled to take place on October 24 -26 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In its 19th edition, the event will gather around 1, 300 participants from more than 40 countries to exchange knowledge, strengthen partnerships and identify new business opportunities. …

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$20M Funding Support for Tourism in Treasure Beach, Jamaica

Treasure Beach, Jamaica, August 28, 2016 – The Ministry of Tourism has established a $20 million loan facility for the operators of small resorts and attractions in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth. Beneficiaries can access up to $2 million each under the scheme, which is being financed by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) and administered by …

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Treasure Beach, Jamaica . . . A State of Mind . . .

About to introduce me at the South Coast Resort Board meeting, the effervescent Chairman, Tony Freckleton, mused aloud about Jamaica’s regard for two Canadian prime ministers, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, and the current Justin Trudeau. And he went on to announce, “so let’s hear from Mr Trudeau’s cousin . . . ” Apparently that meant . …

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