World Bank Finances Education for Low Carbon Development in Guyana
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A World Bank loan to Guyana will promote science and technology tertiary education to advance the country´s Low Carbon Development Strategy and is expected to benefit 6,300 students and faculty at the University of Guyana.

World Bank23 June 2011: The World Bank approved a US$10 million loan to strengthen Guyana’s science and technology tertiary education and advance its Low Carbon Development Strategy, through funding provided by the International Development Association (IDA).

The project, expected to benefit 6,300 students and faculty, will: support applied research in the area of low carbon development, including through rainforest conservation and biodiversity preservation; improve laboratory facilities; and support the University of Guyana in planning for future phases of its strategic plan. [World Bank Press Release]