Georgetown, Guyana – (October 1, 2016) President David Granger, today, pledged to ensure that Guyana becomes a leader in the fight against climate change and in the pursuit of ‘green’ and sustainable development, but this he said, can only be achieved if a concerted effort is taken by all citizens of the country. Demonstrating that commitment, the President also used the opportunity to officially launch the Department of the Environment and introduce its Head, Mrs. Ndibi Schweirs. .
Georgetown, Guyana – (April 28, 2016) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, received a courtesy call from a visiting Norwegian delegation here to meet with their counterpart agencies to discuss Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) projects at his office at the Ministry of the Presidency.
INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING IN SUPPORT OF GUYANA'S LOW CARBON DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY (LCDS): GY-G1002
Opt-In Mechanism Pilot
Reference No.: OCC-C6
The Government of Guyana (GOG) has received funding from the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) for the project "Institutional Strengthening in Support of Guyana's Low Carbon Development Strategy and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services." The project aims to assist in enhancing national institutional capacity in Guyana to address the impacts of Climate Change, ensure the effective implementation of the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS),