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National Strategy for agriculture in Guyana 2013-2020

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2009
The Strategy sets the government's vision for agriculture by the year 2020, and discusses trends in human resources, land, water resources management, trade, crop yields, livestock and fisheries. It sets a roadmap over the period 2013-2020 to achieve specific sectoral targets within the context of sustainable development.The 2013 document replaced the 2009 National Adaptation Strategy To Address Climate Change In The Agriculture Sector Of Guyana Strategy And Action Plan The overall goal of the strategy was to reduce the risks posed by climate change and position the agricultural sector. It seeked to allow the sector to adapt through technical innovation and diversification, and further to increase its competitiveness and sustainability by 2018.
 Its aims are:
  • To enhance the capacity within the agricultural sector to adapt to climate change and position this Strategy to foster a nationally consistent policy framework.
  • To build resilience and adaptive capacity within the sector.
  • To assist the government in providing primary producers with a policy framework that embraces research and development and promotes climate change adaptation techniques in agriculture.
  • To build greater awareness about adaptive techniques.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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