Delegation of the European Union to Jamaica, Belize, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas and the Cayman Islands

Life Sweeter Fi True with the EU

13/08/2018 - 19:41

Under the Accompanying Measures for Sugar (AMS) programme, the EU has assisted the Government of Jamaica with the implementation of the Sugar Transformation Programme.

Over 300 houses were constructed for sugar workers who were formerly housed in barracks in the sugar dependent parishes of Westmoreland, Trelawny, St. Thomas and Clarendon; a Cane Expansion Fund was established to support replanting and irrigation of fields and training of workers; and cane roads were rehabilitated.

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