Organization in Special Consultative status with the United Nations Economic & Social Council 2013


About KCDI Jamaica

Kevoy Community Development Institute (KCDI ) Jamaica established in 2009 and a registered Charitable Organization in 2020 delivers Farm Management and Community Development training programmes to small farmers and their communities at the national and regional level.

KCDI Jamaica is governed by a Board of Directors drawn from academia ,private sector and civil society the board provide oversight and strategic guidance and direction

Kevoy Community Development Institute (KCDI) Jamaica is also an institution with United Nations accreditation “Special Consultative Status” on their Economic and Social Council from 2013 and affiliations with the following institutions:

United Nations NGO Major Group

United Nations University Step Initiative

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Bureau of Standards Jamaica

GEF CSO-Network

Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC)

Organization for American States (OAS)

ISO/TC 323 Circular Economy

ISO/TC 390 Governance


Social Development Commission

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Our Mantra

“Educate , Train and Empower Caribbean People”


Kevoy Community Development Institute (KCDI) Jamaica is committed to the empowerment of rural Caribbean people through agricultural and community development training programs; resource mobilization and social project management; thereby increasing the employability and reducing the socio-economic vulnerability of marginalized groups.


We envision becoming the premier Agricultural and Community Development training facility in the Caribbean . Our vision is to provide decision-makers with diagnostic and modeling tools to enhance the effectiveness of sustainable and actionable agricultural policies adapted to the diversity of our region.


Food Security

Environmental Security

Climate Change

Right of the Child