Gender to be fully mainstreamed in two projects on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) teamed up to host a workshop on 4th and 5th August, 2017 to validate the draft Gender Strategy that will be incorporated in the implementation of two existing projects and another project in...

  South Central People’s Development Association Awarded Equator Prize in Shulinab Village, Region #9, Guyana
Office of Climate Change, UNDP and Japan Kick Start Caribbean Climate Change Partnership in Bartica

The  Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) was launched by the Office of Climate Change of the Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bartica, Region Seven. The J-CCCP is supported by the Government of Japan with a contribution of...

Guyana State of the Environment Report Launched

On World Environment Day 2017, United Nations (UN) Resident Co-coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Guyana, Mikiko Tanaka formally presented the Guyana State of the Environment Report to the Government at a simple launching ceremony and cocktail reception at...

Guyana Ranked in Medium Category in 2016 Human Development Report

Guyana’s Human Development Index (HDI) is 0.638 which puts the county in the medium human development category and positioning it at 127 out of 188 countries and territories. This is according the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) flagship report on Human Development for 2016. The report finds that...

UN Experts Team Assesses Needs for Constitutional Reform in Guyana

A United Nations team of experts visited Guyana in February to explore the needs for constitutional reform. The visit followed a formal request from the Government of Guyana for support in the constitutional reform process, highlighting the United Nations’ significant global expertise in the area of constitutional...

UNDP-FAO collaborate on Disaster Risk Management and Reduction for Guyana’s Agriculture Sector
UNDP-FAO collaborate on Disaster Risk Management and Reduction for Guyana’s Agriculture Sector

Georgetown, Guyana, 16 June, 2016 – On June 16, 2016 the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosted an Inception Workshop for a project titled - “Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management and Reduction in the Agriculture Sector in...

 Upholding International Standards for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples key to the Successful Implementation of the Amerindian Land Titling Project
Upholding International Standards for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples key to the Successful Implementation of the Amerindian Land Titling Project

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the implementation of the Amerindian Land Titling (ALT) project which is being implemented by the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs (formerly known as Ministry of Amerindian Affairs). The UNDP’s role in the three years project which will end in October 2016,...

Guyana Aligning itself to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification - Framework to strengthen implementation policies and plans high on the agenda

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the “Alignment of Guyana’s National Action Plan to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Ten Year (2008-2018) Strategic Plan” which is being implemented by the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC). Guyana is part of...

Guyana Focusing on Greater Enforcement in the Gold Mining Sector to Increase Biodiversity Protection

The Government of Guyana is collaborating with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to implement the “Enhancing Biodiversity Protection through Strengthened Monitoring, Enforcement and Uptake of Environmental Regulations in...

UNDP Supporting the Strengthening of South-South Dialogue on Policy Options for Halving Extreme Poverty

The United Nations Development Programme is supporting the implementation of the “Enhancing the Economic Livelihood of the Poor” project with the hope of achieving three outputs: Develop a compendium of south-south policy options and best practices for the development of the rural poor; Develop and align skills...

UNDP Supporting Efforts to Strengthen Capacities to Improve Solid Waste Management in Partnership with the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Fund

The capacities of Municipal and other local government bodies are being strengthened to improve solid waste management under the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Solid Waste Management Project which is being implemented by the Ministry of Communities (former known as Ministry of Local Government and Regional...