Loan No. 9017-JM
The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) was established in 1996 as a component of the Government of Jamaica’s strategy to reduce poverty. The Fund promotes, appraises, finances and supervises social and economic infrastructure projects, including schools, roads, agro-processing, water, sanitation, health centres, community centres, homes for children and the elderly, as well as, vocational skills training, counselling, parenting, life education and organizational strengthening.
The Government of Jamaica has received a loan from the World Bank towards the cost of the SECOND RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INTITIATIVE (REDI II) PROJECT. The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to cover payments under this contract for Consultancy for Conducting a Baseline Study of Community Tourism Enterprises (CTEs) and developing a Geographic Information System (GIS) for TPDCo. (#73729).