The University of the West Indies has signed a contract with geo-data specialists, Fugro Geoid SAS valued at US$1.9 million to conduct LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) Data Collection and Processing for Jamaica and Haiti. The signing was completed at the Office of the Campus Principal on May 8, 2019. The assignment is funded through the Investment Plan for the Caribbean Regional Track of the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) which is being executed through The UWI’s Mona Office for Research and Innovation. Overall financing for the PPCR is provided by the Climate Investment Funds through the Inter-American Development Bank.