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Guyana is among 10 countries that will be benefitting from a climate change adaptation programme that will be funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The agency, in collaboration with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) is financing the programme that seeks to tackle climate change challenges in Eastern and Southern Caribbean countries.

Head of the Office of Climate Change, Janelle Christian told the Government Information Agency (GINA) that in January, consultation meetings were hosted to discuss the way forward for Guyana with agencies from the agricultural sector, development partners, Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).

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Stories News 2009 10 11 1A five-member World Bank team led by Dr Laurent Debroux, Senior Natural Resource Economist, arrived in Guyana yesterday to conduct a second due diligence study, which will be done through dialogue and observation, on Guyana’s readiness to participate in the Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).The team, joined by the Bank’s Guyana Representative, Giorgio Valentini, and Country Officer, Karen Devica, immediately began their work by meeting with Agriculture Minister Robert Persaud and several other stakeholders at the Guyana Forestry Commission’s (GFC’s) offices in Kingston, Georgetown, to brief them on their mission and outline the activities they plan to conduct over the period of their stay in Guyana.

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