The opening of the Cockpit Country Visitor Centre, a project undertaken by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Protected Areas and Rural Enterprise team (PARE), the Cockpit Country Local Forest Management Committee (LFMC) and other stakeholders.
The Cockpit Country is made up of several distinct communities, each of which offers a unique window onto Jamaican culture. Some of the main regions include, Accompong, Flagstaff, Windsor, Wait-A-Bit/Litchfield, and Sherwood Content. Many of these centers are located close to the Cockpit interior, while others can be reached via a 2-3 hour drive.
The Cockpit Country’s endless reserve of organic resources finds direct resonance in the local artists and artisans whose work is a reflection of the region. Painters, sculptors and craftsmen all [...]