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Guyana

The IDB Country Office of Guyana is focused on supporting institutional development through a strengthened national strategy and planning framework while also partnering on development of the country’s infrastructure and the private sector.

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Country Office

The 2023-2026 Country Strategy aims to support the country’s goal of sustainable and equitable growth. The Country Strategy aims to continue supporting economic diversification of the non-oil economy in line with the country's Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) and in a manner consistent with the Paris Agreement, focusing on the strategic areas of (i) resilient infrastructure development, (ii) human capital development, specifically improving health and educational outcomes, and (iii) strengthening institutional capacity. Cross-cutting themes such as gender and diversity, climate change and biodiversity/natural capital, and digitalization will be streamlined into project design. 

Lorena Solórzano Representante país Guyana. Desarrollo Sostenible - Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo - BID
Lorena Solorzano Salazar
Representative
IDBGuyana@iadb.org

 

Our team on the ground

Address: 47-High Street, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana

Mailing Address: Apartado Postal Nº 10867, Georgetown, Guyana

(T) (592) 225-7951
(T) (592) 225-7950
(F) (592) 225-7138

Country representation

Executive Director: Robert Lennard Le Hunte

ALTERNATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR(S):

  • Navita Anganu

ELECTED BY: Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

Total Contribution: 4,335,430

Number of votes: 22,903

of the institution's ownership

IDB Group and Caribbean Governors Discuss Climate Resilience and Integration
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) held its XII Annual Consultation with the Governors of IDB Caribbean member countries on February 23-24 in Georgetown, Guyana. The gathering was part of preparations for the IDB and IDB Invest Annual Meetings, which will take...
February 24, 2024
Remarks by President Ilan Goldfajn on the occasion of the XII Annual Consultation with Caribbean Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank
Georgetown, Guyana. As prepared for delivery. His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali – President of the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana. Distinguished Governors and Heads of Delegation; Members of the Delegations;Executive Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest; Senior...
February 24, 2024
IDB Group and Guyana Sign Six Key Agreements
IDB signs two agreements to bolster education system, one to strengthen energy reliability.IDB Invest to finance companies in the logistics, tertiary education and tourism sectors.GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) today signed six new agreements with Guyana...
February 24, 2024
Mar 13, 2024
Revisiting the Unsolicited Proposals mechanism and its contribution to infrastructure development: The challenge of innovation, efficiency, and international best practices.
04:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Chile - Other
Mar 14, 2024
Code4Dev: Learn to deploy the opensource tool SunScanIDB
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
United States - Washington, D.C.
Feb 29, 2024
Report presentation: Agrifood trade in Latin America and the Caribbean
05:00 AM - 06:30 AM
A Home of My Own
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Strategy and Projects

Like all the shareholders, Guyana appoints a Governor, who represents the country on the Board of Governors.

For day-to-day business at the Bank's Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Guyana is represented by a chair on the Board of Executive Directors. The chair, shared with BahamasBarbadosJamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, is headed by an Executive Director, who is elected to a three-year term by the Governors of Guyana, Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Country strategies remain valid for one year beyond the stated period, as they remain active throughout the preparation of the following strategy.   

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IDB Group Country Strategy with Guyana 2023-2026
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Project Number Sector Projects Financing Project Status Approval Date
GY-T1197 OTHER Action Plan C&D 580,131 Implementation
GY-L1088 EDUCATION Supporting the transformation of Guyana's education sector Preparation
GY-L1087 WATER AND SANITATION Guyana Climate Resilient Water Infrastructure Improvement Program 20,000,000 Preparation
GY-T1194 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Guyana's Women Entrepreneurs: Realizing the Potential 451,400 Implementation
GY-T1196 TRANSPORT Paris Agreement Alignment Studies for the Guyana-Brazil Integration Corridor for Sustainable Development 500,000 Implementation
GY-L1086 SOCIAL INVESTMENT Support to Human Services in Guyana 30,000,000 Closed
GY-G1010 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Guyana's Women Entrepreneurs: Realizing the Potential 1,028,890 Implementation
GY-T1190 TRANSPORT Support for Climate Resilient Road Infrastructure II 470,000 Implementation
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Country Office

The 2023-2026 Country Strategy aims to support the country’s goal of sustainable and equitable growth. The Country Strategy aims to continue supporting economic diversification of the non-oil economy in line with the country's Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) and in a manner consistent with the Paris Agreement, focusing on the strategic areas of (i) resilient infrastructure development, (ii) human capital development, specifically improving health and educational outcomes, and (iii) strengthening institutional capacity. Cross-cutting themes such as gender and diversity, climate change and biodiversity/natural capital, and digitalization will be streamlined into project design. 

Lorena Solórzano Representante país Guyana. Desarrollo Sostenible - Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo - BID
Lorena Solorzano Salazar
Representative
IDBGuyana@iadb.org

 

Our team on the ground

Address: 47-High Street, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana

Mailing Address: Apartado Postal Nº 10867, Georgetown, Guyana

(T) (592) 225-7951
(T) (592) 225-7950
(F) (592) 225-7138

Country representation

Executive Director: Robert Lennard Le Hunte

ALTERNATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR(S):

  • Navita Anganu

ELECTED BY: Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago

Total Contribution: 4,335,430

Number of votes: 22,903

of the institution's ownership

IDB Group and Caribbean Governors Discuss Climate Resilience and Integration
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) held its XII Annual Consultation with the Governors of IDB Caribbean member countries on February 23-24 in Georgetown, Guyana. The gathering was part of preparations for the IDB and IDB Invest Annual Meetings, which will take...
February 24, 2024
Remarks by President Ilan Goldfajn on the occasion of the XII Annual Consultation with Caribbean Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank
Georgetown, Guyana. As prepared for delivery. His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali – President of the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana. Distinguished Governors and Heads of Delegation; Members of the Delegations;Executive Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest; Senior...
February 24, 2024
IDB Group and Guyana Sign Six Key Agreements
IDB signs two agreements to bolster education system, one to strengthen energy reliability.IDB Invest to finance companies in the logistics, tertiary education and tourism sectors.GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) today signed six new agreements with Guyana...
February 24, 2024
Mar 13, 2024
Revisiting the Unsolicited Proposals mechanism and its contribution to infrastructure development: The challenge of innovation, efficiency, and international best practices.
04:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Chile - Other
Mar 14, 2024
Code4Dev: Learn to deploy the opensource tool SunScanIDB
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
United States - Washington, D.C.
Feb 29, 2024
Report presentation: Agrifood trade in Latin America and the Caribbean
05:00 AM - 06:30 AM
A Home of My Own
Learn More
How are Caribbean cities responding to climate change?
Learn More
What is the Inter-American Development Bank? Financial and technical to improve lives in LAC
Learn More
The Caribbean of 2040: vibrant economies where people are safe, productive and happy
Learn More
A blue urban agenda for the Caribbean: adapting to climate change in the coastal cities
Learn More
Partnering for a Resilient Caribbean
Learn More
Strategy and Projects

Like all the shareholders, Guyana appoints a Governor, who represents the country on the Board of Governors.

For day-to-day business at the Bank's Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Guyana is represented by a chair on the Board of Executive Directors. The chair, shared with BahamasBarbadosJamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, is headed by an Executive Director, who is elected to a three-year term by the Governors of Guyana, Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Country strategies remain valid for one year beyond the stated period, as they remain active throughout the preparation of the following strategy.   

hands
IDB Group Country Strategy with Guyana 2023-2026
Download
Project Number Sector Projects Financing Project Status Approval Date
GY-T1197 OTHER Action Plan C&D 580,131 Implementation
GY-L1088 EDUCATION Supporting the transformation of Guyana's education sector Preparation
GY-L1087 WATER AND SANITATION Guyana Climate Resilient Water Infrastructure Improvement Program 20,000,000 Preparation
GY-T1194 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Guyana's Women Entrepreneurs: Realizing the Potential 451,400 Implementation
GY-T1196 TRANSPORT Paris Agreement Alignment Studies for the Guyana-Brazil Integration Corridor for Sustainable Development 500,000 Implementation
GY-L1086 SOCIAL INVESTMENT Support to Human Services in Guyana 30,000,000 Closed
GY-G1010 PRIVATE FIRMS AND SME DEVELOPMENT Guyana's Women Entrepreneurs: Realizing the Potential 1,028,890 Implementation
GY-T1190 TRANSPORT Support for Climate Resilient Road Infrastructure II 470,000 Implementation
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