Jamaica Conservation and Development Trust

The Jamaica Conservation and Development Trust (JCDT), established in 1988, operates with the aim of promoting environmental conservation and sustainable development for the benefit of Jamaica and its people. They assume responsibility for the conservation and management of the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park.


Jamaica Environment Trust

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is a non-profit, non-governmental membership organization formed in 1991 by a group of citizens concerned for the state of Jamaica’s natural environment. JET works to protect Jamaica’s natural resources by using education, conservation, advocacy and the law to influence individual and organizational behaviour, as well as public policy and practice.

White River Fish Sanctuary

The White River Fish Sanctuary is a gazetted marine protected area (special fisheries conservation area) in the reefs west and east of White River, off the coast of Ocho Rios. The protected area is demarcated to hinder the removal of or detriment caused to the marine organisms and their environs. The sanctuary operates under the mantra Protect-Restore-Engage and utilizes community involvement to foster a sense of ownership and pride in protecting the environment.

CaribShare Biogas

CaribShare Biogas (CSB) is a social enterprise focused on harnessing organic waste from Caribbean hotels, livestock farms and sugar cane processors to produce biogas (a type of biofuel) and fertilizer for sale in a manner that strengthens rural livelihoods. To achieve this, the organization has been working towards developing, operating, and  maintaining centralized biodigesters specifically to supply biogas on a sustained basis for multi energy purposes.

Alligator Head Foundation

he Alligator Head Foundation (AHF) focuses on Science, Art and Community–a collaborative approach to protecting fish stocks, restoring habitats, and regenerating local economies. Their team identifies and delivers innovative solutions to strengthen national, regional and global policy for ecosystem resilience and adaptation to climate change. This is pursued through a community driven commitment to working towards fish-filled seas, abundant reefs and thriving communities.