Strengthening the Technical Functions of the Department of Energy (IADB-GY-T1167)

Countries
  • Guyana
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
C
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Dec 17, 2019
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Sectors
  • Energy
  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.60 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 3, 2020


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Project Description

According to the Bank's website, this project finances support in order to build strategic capacity management in the Government of Guyana to effectively manage the emerging oil and gas sector in the country. This project will provide: (i) support to operationalise protocols for management and compliance monitoring; (ii) general training and support to key agencies; and (iii) a platform for dissemination of best practices for software solutions for compliance monitoring. 

Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Contact Information

No contact information available at time of writing. 

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