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GEF SGP NSC Call for Application

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) provides financial and technical support of up to US$50,000 for projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing…  


International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Listening to the voices of indigenous peoples is the only way to protect people and planet - Spotlight on Guyana  


Trapped: High Inequality and Low Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

This Regional Human Development Report argues that the Latin America and the Caribbean region is caught in a trap of high inequality and low growth. These two phenomena interact in a vicious circle…  


Guyana’s preparedness enhanced by development of National Flood Forecasting System

As Guyana experiences nationwide flooding, a National Flood Forecasting System (NFFS) was developed and is currently being operationally tested by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA),…  


Bridging the Language Gap: The role of Indigenous Agriculture Extension Officers

Strengthening Disaster Management Capacity of Women in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and Commonwealth of Dominica.  


Water Harvesting: A practical DRR technique for Smallholder Farmers in Guyana

Strengthening Disaster Management Capacity of Women in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and Commonwealth of Dominica.  


EnGenDER COVID19 Response in Guyana

EnGenDER is a key initiative (being implemented by the UNDP in partnership with UN Women, World Food Program and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)) that seeks to address the…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The 30th anniversary edition of the Human Development Report introduces an experimental new lens to its annual Human Development Index.  


International Anti-Corruption Day 2020

This year’s UN campaign for International Anti-Corruption Day 2020, Recover with Integrity, emphasizes that an inclusive COVID-19 recovery can only be achieved with integrity and accountability.  


Generation Unlimited Finalist

Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge 2.0 was launched in Guyana in January 2020 with a call to young Guyanese to develop their own solutions to real-world problems. It is a collaborative effort…  

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