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Release date- 05062014 - Two new
More than 300,000 people from the flood prone region of East Demerara will benefit from reduced flooding and climate risks as a result of a
Nearly 90 percent of
Specifically, the project will:
Upgrade critical sections of the
Improve drainage capacity in priority areas along the East Demerara coast.
Increase flood preparedness by installing instruments to monitor hydro-meteorological data.
The second project approved today for
'These two credits aim at reducing poverty and providing opportunities for all Guyanese by reducing vulnerability to climate change and ensuring quality secondary education,' said Sophie Sirtaine,
About 85 percent of young Guyanese are enrolled in secondary education. The Government has set an objective to achieve quality universal secondary education.
Among concrete results to be achieved by the project are:
2,600 new students from vulnerable areas enrolled in general secondary schools.
A pilot technology-assisted learning in mathematics
600 secondary mathematics teachers trained, mathematics standards for secondary school teachers increased, and math kits distributed to 250 secondary schools.
These IDA credits to the Government of
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