New road boosts Epworth’s climate, economic resilience

New road boosts Epworth’s climate, economic resilience

residents of Epworth are boasting of the newly rehabilitated 3.1 km roadway

THREE YEARS ago, people were moving out of Epworth – a small farming village 8.6 km from Ocho Rios in St Ann – due to the deplorable condition of its only access road and the attendant lack of economic opportunities.

Fast-forward to 2022, and the almost 200 residents are boasting of the newly rehabilitated 3.1 km road from Davis Town into the community and the influx of opportunities and resilience now being experienced.

 

https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20221201/earth-today-new-road-boosts-epworths-climate-economic-resilience#slideshow-3

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