Active Grants: 0

GDP (current US$): 3.68 billion (2017)

Population: 777,859 (2017)

Major Partners

INFORM Risk Rating: 3.0

Risk data from INFORM, a global open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters, uses a scale from 0-10, with 10 as the highest level of risk.

Primary Hazards

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GFDRR supports activities to strengthen disaster and climate resilience in this country. Additional information forthcoming.

Grants Awarded by GFDRR 2007 - Present

World Bank Engagements 2012 – Present

Project Description
Guyana Education Sector Improvement Project
$13.3 million | Start date: 04/2017 (Ongoing )

The development objectives of the Education Sector Improvement Project for Guyana are to improve teaching practices and student achievement in mathematics at the primary level in selected schools; and to strengthen the teaching capacity and improve the learning environment of the University of Guyana (UG) faculty of health sciences (FHS).