Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie announced new local government infrastructure projects in Parliament yesterday.
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Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has announced a raft of new compliance measures for the improved management of and by Local Authorities.
Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has announced the construction of new Fire Stations in St. James and St. Mary.
Desertification, land degradation, drought and climate change are interconnected. As a result of
land degradation and climate change, the severity and frequency of droughts have been increasing, along
with floods and extreme temperatures. More than 50 per cent of agricultural land is moderately or
severely degraded, with 12 million hectares lost to production each year.
Nearly half of the global population was living below the poverty line in 1980.
By 2012 that number was down to about 13%. This means more of us today
have the freedom to choose how we live: what we eat or drink, how we spend
our time and, even, how we earn our incomes. But ours might be the last
generation with such a sizeable global population enjoying these freedoms.
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CD, J.P, MP Minister
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