Minister Allicock gives inaugural address to UNPFII

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has underscored the importance of achieving the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development within the context of opportunities available to our indigenous peoples. Minister Allicock made this comment during his inaugural address to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues UNPFII in

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MoIPA and Guyana Foundation inks agreement

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and the Guyana Foundation inked an agreement which will see thirty seven villages in Regions one, two, seven, eight and nine benefiting from more than twenty eight thousand pieces of clothing. The foundation has recently received a donation of a 20ft container of clothing

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  The Makushi Research Unit MRU from region nine has left an indelible mark when they unveiled a unique Indigenous line. The project dubbed the Rupununi Essence Luxury Facial Cleanser was birthed through a partnership between three entities the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, the Institute of Applied Science and

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Minister Garrido-Lowe makes welcomed hospital visit

Several indigenous persons caring for their sick in the Pediatric Ward of the country’s premier Health Institution the Georgetown Public Hospital on Wednesday welcomed an impromptu visit by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe. While there, Minister Lowe interacted with the Doctors, Nurses, Parents and Relatives

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MOAA Kicks Off ADF-GRIF Scoping Mission And Business Development Trainings In 3 Regions

To support and facilitate a participatory community process that would result in the  implementation of the chosen business ventures  by the various villages and communities , the MoAA ADF-GRIF Projects Unit conducted  Scoping Missions and Business Development Trainings in  Regions 2 ,  8 and 9  respectively in three separate visits.

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New Education Bill would have addressed specific needs of communities-including hinterland – President

Georgetown, GINA, March 3, 2015 Among the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Administration’s plan for the education sector is curriculum reform to meet the needs of different segments of the population, one of which is hinterlands students, and this was expected to have been addressed during the 10th Parliament, whose

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MOAA Conducts Land Titling Activities

January, 2015 In January, 2015, the ALT PMU discussed the proposed Annual Work Plan (AWP) during a Project Board Meeting held on the 12th, at the MoAA. The AWP was later reviewed and adjusted to fit the requirements of the UNDP ATLAS financial system, approved and signed on January 27th

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MoAA launches ADF-GRIF Project (Phase II)

The Amerindian Development Fund (ADF)-Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) Project Management Unit of the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs recently launched a series of inception seminars in various hinterland regions to mark the full implementation of the project (Phase II) following the pilot stage which commenced in 2013 covering 26 villages. With

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MOAA launches YAEP; inducts apprentices in Region 1

“The participation of young people in development, governance and leadership develops the enterprises of this country,” thus proclaimed Hon. Minister Pauline Sukhai in front of 124 young enthusiasts from various villages in Region 1 who attended the historic launch of the Youth Apprenticeship and Entrepreneurship Programme (YAEP) on June 22,

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Region 1 Communities ink agreements to commence Community Development Projects

  Seven communities of Region 1 signed agreements for their communities to commence receiving funding from the Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) for their Community Development Projects (CDPs) on the 10th and 11th of May, 2013. The legal representatives of the villages/communities, and Hon. Minister Pauline Sukhai signed the agreements. The

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ADF Scoping Mission Commences in Region 1

To ensure the readiness of Amerindian villages and communities for the initiation of their community projects financed under the Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) through the GRIF , the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs (MoAA) together with partner entity UNDP embarked on a scoping Mission for 8 villages/communities in Region 1 from

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MoAA‘s continued to support livelihood initiatives in Amerindian Communities

conference, where the Hon. Pauline Sukhai, Minister of Amerindian Affairs, accompanied by Nigel Dharamlall, Permanent Secretary and the various heads of department of the Ministry provided a review on the successes and challenges of the Ministry in 2012. Secure livelihood programme continues to sustain indigenous communities The National Secure livelihood

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