Day: <span>October 12, 2017</span>

Department of Environment facilitating mission from Global Green Growth Institute

  • Posted: October 12, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 12, 2017) The Department of Environment is currently facilitating an international mission from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) from October 9-13, 2017. Guyana is a part of the 18 countries, which ratified the establishment agreement in 2012 that officially founded the GGGI. The international mission will be meeting with agencies …

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BEST bursary awards expanding its mandate -to include assistance for tertiary education

  • Posted: October 12, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 12, 2017) President David Granger, today, announced that the Burnham Education Scholarship Trust (BEST) has extended its mandate from ensuring just access to secondary education to support, as far as funding allows, to tertiary education. He made these remarks at the sixth Annual BEST Bursary Awards ceremony, where two students from …

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US$1.5 M secured for completion of Green State Development Strategy

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 12, 2017) The Ministry of the Presidency has secured US$1.5 Million (GY$ 300 Million) to finance the development of the ‘Green’ State Development Strategy (GSDS). This financing was approved by the Steering Committee of the Guyana REDD+Investment Fund following the submission of a detailed proposal and work plan. The financing also …

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