On August 9, 2018, the PIOJ, on behalf of the Government of Jamaica, signed a five-year country programme framework (2018–2023) with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Currently, Jamaica has nine ongoing national projects supported by IAEA for the value of €3,195,967. Jamaica has also benefited from the regional programme, which is estimated at €26.9 million.
Signing with the Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr Wayne Henry is the IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, Mr Dazhu Yang.
Witnessing the signing were representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade; Ministry of Industry, Commerce Agriculture and Fisheries; Ministry of Health, Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology; The University of the West Indies, the National Environment and Planning Agency; the Scientific Research Council; the International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS).