Palisadoes Opens Doors in Jamaica to International Technological Opportunities

Peter Harrison, President of the Palisadoes Foundation was recently interviewed by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston on behalf of JAMPRO. He speaks about the Foundation, the Calico Challenge and the impact it is having on the island.

Visit the interview page. (PDF)


JAMPRO, is an Jamaican government agency that promotes business opportunities in export and investment to the local and international private sector. It is a key policy advocate and advisor in the improvement of Jamaica’s business environment and the development of new industries.

About the Palisadoes Foundation

The Palisadoes Foundation, LLC (, is a non-profit organization established in 2016 and registered in California. It was conceived by a group of Jamaican technology professionals interested in assisting in the continued development of new and existing technologies in Jamaica. The Palisadoes Foundation’s mission is to improve lives by educating the Jamaican workforce in high growth Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields using sustainable programs that will in turn expand and diversify the Jamaican economy by making the IT service sector a major contributor to the country’s exports.