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  1. Agency Urges More Caribbean Action on Water Management

    19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Jamaica Observer The executive director of the Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Ronald Jackson says the region must bridge existing fundamental gaps if it is to effec ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2017 - 07:16

  2. Transfer of Water Infrastructure Creates Furore in Guyana

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Stabroek News Last week technicians were asked to discontinue an inspection of a well until the issue surrounding the ownership of the well had been established. Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) subsequen ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  3. Guyana Considers Using UK Grant Funds for Water Supply Projects, Airstrips

    3 Jun 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Stabroek News Two projects on improving the water supply and hinterland airstrips here are under active consideration by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) as Guyana looks to benefit from £53.2 million ...

    Local Press Report - 06/03/2016 - 09:59

  4. Guyana to Stop Pumping Water for Rice Crops in Mahaica

    15 Mar 2016- 08:42 by Local Press Report MAHAICONY Stabroek News With more than 4,000 acres of rice already dead in the Mahaicony and Mahaica areas and the crop cycle in the harvesting stage, the Mahaica-Mahaicony-Abary Agriculture Development Authority ( ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2016 - 08:42

  5. Guyana Supplies Water to Drought-Stricken Indigenous Communities

    8 Oct 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN ABC247 Officials in the South American country of Guyana are rushing water to parched areas as indigenous communities struggle with dry wells and withered crops. The administration of President David Gran ...

    Local Press Report - 10/08/2015 - 09:51

  6. Guyanese Farmers Warned of Shortages

    12 Feb 2015- 10:51 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Stabroek News The Mahaica, Mahaicony, Abary-Agricultural Development Authority (MMA-ADA) today advised farmers that the water level in the Abary Conservancy is “dangerously low”. In a notice in today’s G ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2015 - 10:51

  7. Jamaican Minister Calls for Sustainable Development in CARICOM Region

    11 Feb 2015- 10:39 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN CARICOM Jamaica’s Minister of Water, Land, Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill on Thursday evening issued a call to all Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stakehol ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2015 - 10:39

  8. Guyana Utility to Change Billing System

    13 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana Guyanese public utility Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) on August 12th announced plans to implement a new monthly billing system for residential customers, a move it hopes will help it recov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2014 - 10:07

  9. IADB, European Union Lend Guyana $15 Million for Water, Sanitation

    7 Jul 2014- 10:23 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Inter-American Development Bank Guyana will strengthen and improve access to drinking water and sanitation services with a US$16,838,250 loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/07/2014 - 10:23

  10. Guyana's Indigenous People Fear Hunger From Drought

    20 May 2014- 09:45 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN The New Age Thousands of indigenous people near Guyana's border with Brazil are battling drought so persistent they fear crop failure and hunger.Shirley Melville, a former legislator in Lethem, said ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2014 - 09:45

  11. Caribbean Nations Reject “One Size Fits All” Climate Change Strategy

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Caribbean officials warned last week that  a “one size fits all” strategy for dealing with climate change’s impact on agriculture that lump Caribbean nations in with the rest of Latin America w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2014 - 10:20