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UDC PROTECTING MONTEGO BAY SHORELINE– (L-r) His Worship, Councillor Homer Davis, Mayor of Montego Bay, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, Minister of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Kenrick Leslie, Executive Director, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), Mr. Winston Dear, Chairman of the UDC  Montego Bay Advisory Committee, Dr Jens Mackensen, Head, Agriculture and Natural Resources Division for Latin America and the Caribbean KfW Development Bank, Dr Damian Graham, General Manager, Urban Development Corporation, Mr Heroy Clarke, Member of Parliament, Mrs Marlene Malahoo Forte, Attorney General, Member of Parliament and Councillor Dwight Crawford share a moment. The occasion was the launch of the Montego Bay Waterfront Rehabilitation Project on Friday, May 12, 2017. The Urban Development Corporation has formed a partnership with the CCCCC for funding from the KfW Development Bank for the rehabilitation of one of three groynes along the Montego Bay Waterfront. Groynes help to protect the shoreline from sand erosion and loss of ecosystems and are critical to protection of the Montego Bay central business district from flooding. Funding is being sought for the remaining groynes.