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Country Report Series #4: Jamaica

Country Reports

Describes the development context, local capacity development marketplace, actors and recommendations for donors in nine countries.

Jamaica is hampered by deep garrisoned political and neighborhood divisions that often manifest in violence. Individualism and distrust carry over to civil society where collaboration among organizations is subject to partisan interest or undermined by opportunistic ‘fly-by-night organizations’.

Author: Beck, Jamie and Riley Abbott
Published Date: August, 2012