SALISES Awarded Projects


Needs and Best Practices of Local Authorities in the Reception and Integration of Migrants and Refugees
Duration: September 2021 to present
Funder: International Organization for Migration/Organization of American States
Consultant: Natalie Dietrich Jones

Socio-economic Impact of Carnival in Jamaica
Funder: Tourism Enhancement Fund, Jamaica
Partner: Department of Economics, Mona, The UWI
Duration: Six Months
Research Team: Dr. Christine Clarke (Department of
Economics), Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee (SALISES),
Yhanore Johnson-Coke (SALISES), Staciann WilliamsDyer (SALISES)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Project – Socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in Jamaica
Funder: UNDP
Partner: CAPRI
Duration: Six Months
Research Team: Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee (SALISES),
Dr. Damien King (CAPRI), Dr. Arlene Bailey (SALISES),
Justice Okeugo (SALISES), Shane Bennett (CAPRI),
Monique Graham (CAPRI)
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OECS Social Inclusion and Social Protection Strategy
Funder: OECS
Duration: One year
Team: Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee, Ms. Jenny Jones, Dr Dacia Leslie, Professor Warren Benfield and Miss Samoya Smith

Global Development Partnership Network (GPN)
Co-Investigator/ UWI partner with the University of Kassel, Germany,  for “Global Development Partnership Network (GPN)”  focusing on SDG 17, (2020- 2024),  funded through the DAAD ‘Excellence Centers for Exchange and Development (EXCEED)’- under the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and development in Germany.

The project led by University of Kassel involves a global partnership with universities and partners from civil society in the Global South. It is funded for five years @  €800.000  (euros) annually for doctoral fellowships, workshops, guest lectureships and research visits and projects. The themes for the research areas are:

  1. partnerships in development cooperation,
  2. partnerships in the global economy (with focus on agriculture, energy and finance) 
  3. partnership in knowledge production.

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Recipes for Resilience: Engaging Youth in Climate Action and Afro-Descendant Food Heritage through Story Mapping and Song
Duration: September 2021 to March 2022
Funder: Arts and Humanities Research Council Grant
Consultant: Patricia Northover 

Jamaican Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) Synthesis Report
Duration: September to December 2021
Consultant and Project Lead: Natalie Dietrich Jones

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) – Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP)
Funder: European Union/JSIF
Duration: Three Months
Research Team: Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee (SALISES),
Dr. Arlene Bailey (SALISES), Dr. Christine Clarke
(Department of Economics), Justice Okeugo (SALISES),
Sammara Reynolds (SALISES)

Horizon Scanning & Foresighting Study for Jamaica’s Third City
Donor:  Urban Development Corporation (UDC)
Partner:  Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD)
Duration: Six Months
Consultants:  Prof. Anthony Clayton (ISD)
Prof. Aldrie Henry-Lee
Dr. Arlene Bailey
Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones
Dr. Kevin Williams
Ms. Yhanore Johnson-Coke
Ms. Rushana Mighty
Ms. Michelle Williams
Mr. Richard Leach

Food Insecurity at the Time of Climate Change: Sharing and Learning from Bottom-Up Responses in the Caribbean Region
Grant Institution: UK Research Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund (UKRI GCRF)
Duration: Two Years
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jessica Paddock, University of
Bristol. Co-investigators: Professor Catalina Toro Perez,
National University of Columbia, Dr. Tomaso Ferrando,
University of Antwerp, Dr. Patricia Northover, The University of the West Indies

Climate Change and Disaster
Donor: EU-LAC Foundation -  By The University of the West Indies (Mona), Institute of Development Studies, and the Platform on Disaster Displacement with support from United Nations Environment Programme (Caribbean Environment Programme), the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, and the Jamaica Red Cross
Duration: Six Months 

Consultants:  Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones

TIP office 2018 International Programs to Combat Child Trafficking in Jamaica
Donor:  US Department of State
Partner:  Institute for Gender & Development Studies (IGDS)
Sub-Award:  Winrock International
Duration: Three Years
Consultants:  Dr. Leith Dunn (IGDS)
Prof. Aldrie Henry-Lee
Dr. Dacia Leslie
Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones
Ms. Michelle Williams
Mr. Richard Leach
Ms. Kara Harris
Mr. Orin Spence
Ms. Kerry-Coy Virtue

The Rights of Children and Youth Partnership

Dr. Godfrey St. Bernard

Sustainable Island Futures
Dr. Preeya Mohan & Raynata Wiggins

The Conduct of Disability Assessments in Borrowing Member Countries
Funder: Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
Partner: UWI Centre for Disabilities Studies (UWICDS)
Duration: Two Years
Research Team: Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee, Dr. Jacqueline Huggins, Dr. Arlene Bailey, Dr. Leith Dunn, Professor Maureen Samms-Vaughn,
Dr. Warren Benfield, Dr. 
Floyd Morris, Dr. Dacia Leslie, Mrs. Yhanore JohnsonCoke, Mr. Richard Leach

Jamaica - U.S. Child Protection Compact Project
Donor:  US Department of State
Partner: Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development
Duration: Three Years

Research Team: Dr. Leith Dunn (IGDS), Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee, Dr. Dacia Leslie, Dr. Natalie Dietrich Jones, Mr. Richard Leach, Ms. Kara Harris

Gender Dimension of Violence Prevention - CPOM
Donor:  UWI Vice Chancellor for Research
Partner: Government of Canada/UNDP
Duration: Five Years

CPOM project in collaboration with Mona Law - 2 volume edited book collection
Donor:  SALISES Crime Prevention and Offender Management (CPOM)
Partner: Mona Law
Duration: Two Years

Food Security at the Time of Climate Change: Sharing and Learning from Bottom-Up Responses in the Caribbean Region
Donor:  UK Research Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund UKRI GCRF 
Partner: University of Bristol
Duration: Two Years

University of Edinburgh- Rapid Grant Responding to COVID-19
Funder: Scottish Funding Council (SFC) / Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)
Partners: University of Edinburgh / SALISES / Mona
GeoInformatics / University of Glasgow Research Team:
Dr. Larissa Pschetz, Dr. Marisa Wilson, Michaela Hubmann (University of Edinburgh), Dr. Jessica Enright
(University of Glasgow), Dr. Arlene Bailey, Yhanore
Johnson-Coke (SALISES), Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee, Luke
Buchanan (Mona GeoInformatics), Sandra Latibeaudiere
(Dept of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work), and supporting project team members.

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Canada / SALISES Tracking-Progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Funder: IISD Canada
Partners: IISD Canada / SALISES Mona / SALISES Cave
Hill Project Team: Dr. Arlene Bailey, Richard Leach, Andri Williams (SALISES Mona); Dr. Don Marshall, 
Melanie Callender-Forde, Kenisha Chase (SALISES Cave Hill) and IISD Canada team - Stefan Jungcurt, Dr. Beth Timmers, Kyle Wiebe, Matthew TenBruggencate