• 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.

  • Govt, Global Network join forces to host crucial climate change workshop

    The effects of climate change have already taken a toll on crucial areas of Guyana’s economy. These range from the agricultural sector to the areas of infrastructure and public health.

  • Guyana requires new technology to battle climate change – Govt

    While agriculture may seem less important than other sectors in terms of its overall contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions, this might not necessarily be the case.

    Agriculture is the second largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions after energy production, but gets far less attention than fossil fuels as a potential way to mitigate the threat of climate change.

  • OCC Opens First NAP Workshop

    The Office of Climate Change (OCC), today opened its first National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Workshop, which is the first step in the consultancy for the formulation of a national plan to reduce Guyana’s vulnerability to the impacts of climate change. The workshop will also facilitate the integration of climate change into new and existing policies and programmes regarding Guyana’s development.

  • The Office of Climate Change opens second NAP workshop

    Georgetown, Guyana – (February 26, 2019) The Office of Climate Change (OCC), today, opened its second National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Workshop, which is aimed at facilitating input for the review of the National Action Plan (NAP) to reduce Guyana’s vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.

    The workshop will also facilitate the integration of climate change into new and existing policies and programmes regarding Guyana’s development.