UG Science and Technology Support Project Briefing Document

Between November 2010 and May 2011, the University of Guyana engaged in the preparation of proposals for funding the improvement of its science and technology sector with a view to enhancing its ability to deliver support to Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS). Negotiation of the direction of the proposal with the Government of Guyana led to a multi-visit mission from the World Bank and the ultimate framing of a project entitled the University of Guyana Science and Technology Support Project (UG STS Project). The project requires a loan of approximately US$10million over a period of five years to be devoted to three broad areas as follows.