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Strategic Priorities


The Agency's current strategic objectives are based on one  main goal and eight strategic objectives, as outlined in its 10 year Strategic Action Plan, 2021-2031.


Goal 1: Sustainable management of Jamaica’s natural environment whilst ensuring effective urban and rural development.


SO1: Increase protection of Jamaica's biodiversity (coastal and marine, terrestrial and inland water ecosystems)

SO2: Sustainable cities and communities

SO3: Support scaled-up action for climate change resilience and green development

SO4: Strengthen legal, policy, regulatory and governance frameworks for the natural and built environment

SO5: High performing organization


Business and Corporate Planning

In addition to the goals and strategic objectives, the strategic direction of the Agency is underpinned by the following plans: