• About Climate Change Financing

    The OCC, which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP), over the past two years, has been making great strides in advancing President Granger’s ‘green’ agenda through tangible, transformative initiatives at both the community and national levels. Head of the Office, Ms. Janelle Christian in a recent interview said the OCC in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is in the early stage of a US $1.6M programme, known as Mainstreaming Low Emissions Technology in Guyana. The funding is being secured through the Global Environment Facility.

  • Changing climate requires robust agriculture sector

    The Office of Climate Change (OCC) is working with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UN/FAO) to create a more resilient agriculture sector to face climate change.

  • Community leaders, stakeholders benefit from capacity building training to access funding for ‘green’ initiatives

    Georgetown, Guyana – (September 12, 2017) The Office of Climate Change (OCC), which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency, today, opened a three-day workshop at the Herdmanston Lodge, which will focus on building the capacity of community leaders and private and public sector stakeholders to apply and access funding from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for projects which promote low emission and climate resilience development.

  • Office of Climate Change launches website -to raise public awareness, provide up to date information

    The Office of Climate Change (OCC), which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency, today, officially launched its website, www. climatechange.gov.gy, as part of the it’s programmatic responsibility to enhance the availability of quality climate change and other related environmental data to its partners and other stakeholders.

  • Stakeholders to give feedback on draft proposal for ‘green’ agenda funding

    The Office of Climate Change (OCC), which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency, this morning, hosted its third and final workshop to gather feedback from key stakeholders on the proposed Country Work Programme. The one-day Elaboration of the Country Work Programme for Engagement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Validation Workshop saw the participation of stakeholders from over 20 government and non-governmental organisations at the Herdmanston Lodge Hotel, Anira Street, Georgetown.