Georgetown, Guyana – (June 9, 2016) Guyana participated in the ‘Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Workshop for Enhancing Knowledge on the Adaptation Fund Project Development Process and Project Full Cycle’ in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Cabinet approved Guyana’s attendance at the two-day workshop, which started on June 7 and concludes on today.

It is expected that through knowledge and experience sharing, the workshop will provide important lessons for existing and future implementation entities in climate change adaptation financing and project preparation and development. It is also expected to provide an overview of the Adaptation Fund and review of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, among other issues.

The Adaptation Fund was established under the Kyoto Protocol (KP) to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in developing country Parties to the KP, and is at the implementation stage.

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