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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Agreement Between The Government Of The United States of America And The Government Of Jamaica Concerning The Establishment Of An Enterprise For The Americas Environmental Foundation
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC010869; bi10869.pdf; Treaties and Other International Acts Series 11848, pp. 1-10.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1991-11-26
Signature Year: 
1991
Treaty Type
Membership eligibility (multilateral, bilateral, etc): 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Title
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Agreement Between The Government Of The United States of America And The Government Of Jamaica Concerning The Establishment Of An Enterprise For The Americas Environmental Foundation
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
environment
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence in lineage: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BEA - Bilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Nature
Category: 
ENV
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Data entry notes: 
The purpose of this Agreement is to provide for the establishment of a foundation in accordance with laws of Jamaica which shall promote and implement activities designed to conserve and manage the natural resources and environment of Jamaica in the interest of sustainable development (art. I). The Parties shall agree on the articles of association of the Foundation (art.II). The Government of Jamaica shall also create an environmental fund which shall be administered by the Foundation. The Foundation shall be financed by the Government of Jamaica under a "debt reduction agreement" which allows Jamaica to reduce its foreign currency debt versus the United States by financing in local cu rrency this nature conservation initiative (art. III). The Foundation shall act as a source of finance for eligible projects defined under article VI. (11 articles); FAO Descriptors: 110; 114; 099
Member Code: 
USA,JAM,
Members: 
United States,Jamaica,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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