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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in Collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) hosted a multi-sectoral stakeholder workshop for the development of training plans which will ensure the successful implementation of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) in Guyana. The two-day Trainer-of-Trainers’ workshop which opened on February 13, at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) will focus on how stakeholders can use FBDG nutrition education and materials to foster healthier choices and eating behaviours. The MOPH’s consultant for this training, Jamaican, Dr. Pauline Samuda noted that FBDGs need to be adopted by every agency…
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has collaborated with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) to host a National Dialogue on the 35th Regional Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean and Accountability of the FAO’s stewardship workshop. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO/UN) will be hosting its 35th Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean from March 5-8, 2018, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. According to the subject minister, Noel Holder, the consultation being held at the Regency Suites today, seeks to promote and create an awareness of the FAO’s 35th LAC Conference, the work of the FAO…
Recognizing the importance of discipline in schools, today the Ministry of Education (MoE) in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a ‘cluster approach’ training workshop for monitoring the implementation of positive disciplinary methods across schools in Guyana at the National Center for Resource Development (NCERD). It is envisioned that the ‘Positive Discipline Approach’ will provide greater respectful and caring interactions among all stakeholders in the learning process. Addressing participants at the workshop, Assistant Chief Education Officer (ACEO) Primary, Mr. Owen Pollard said that the intervention is a timely one for the education system. Pollard charged the participants…