This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Transforming Guyana's Economy while Combating Climate Change
Description/achievement of initiative
In 2010 the president initiated Guyana's low-carbon development strategy Called "Transforming Guyana's Economy While Combating Climate Change".
Guyana's low-carbon development strategy 'Transforming Guyana's Economy While Combating Climate Change' (2010) reflects the outcome of almost a year of review and consultation within Guyana, coupled with input from climate change negotiations at the United Nations, and other international climate change initiatives. It sets out Guyana's
strategy to forge a new low carbon economy over the coming decade. It identifies the eight priorities that will be
the initial focus of LCDS implementation in 2010 and 2011, gives an outline of the priorities for the period 2012-
2015, and sets out the framework for further consultation and strategy development on Guyana's long-term low
For more information please see the documents on the right hand side of this page.
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