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The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Guyana and the Government of Guyana will hold a Mid-Term Review of the Guyana United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) on Wednesday June 18, 2014 at the Grand Coastal Inn, commencing at 9:00 am.The UNDAF is the collective response of United Nations agencies in Guyana to agreed developmental priorities, and covers the period 2012 to 2016. The Mid Term Review examines the first two and a half years of the programme cycle and aims to both determine the status of implementation and propose any reorientations and recommendations for the remainder of UNDAF period.
The Kuru Kururu Farmers Crops and Livestock Association (KKFCLA) is implementing a project that seeks to address the impacts of climate change being faced by the farming community. Agriculture is the main economic activity of the community and this activity is dependent on rain fed water supply. Since there is no irrigation scheme and with the unpredictability of rainfall brought on by climate change, the community is taking action to secure their livelihood. The project will adopt rain water harvesting techniques combined with appropriate irrigation and crop production practices to mitigate the effects of climate change and to address sustainable…
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