The Suriname Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA +) project is helping farmers learn to adapt and become more resilient in the face of climate change.
Widespread small-scale mining is the main source of deforestation in Suriname, but the use of mercury has a wider impact on the country’s ecosystem and on its people.
The Ministry of Regional Development has started a radio programme on Localizing SDGs, which is broadcast every Monday at 07:30AM and 18:30PM by Radio Boskopu, on 93.5 FM.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sport, special workshops on SDGs are taking place at the Vacation School centers in 9 districts of Suriname. Through games, art, and other recreational activities, children from ages 10 to 17 are becoming acquainted with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
In the community of Kampong Sawa, up until recently, the inhabitants constantly struggled with health problems arising from poor sanitation.
The Sustainable Development Goal 8: Leaving No One Behind, is a call for the Surinamese community, along with the rest of the world, to grant people with disabilities (PWDs) the resources and the opportunity to contribute to their communities. The problem, however, is not with finding the resources, but changing people’s mindsets.
Stephanie Kramawitana is one of the leading tour operators of district Nickerie in Suriname. The one and only female tour operator of Bigipon in Nikerie...

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541,638

Population

52.9%

Gini coefficient

$9,950

GNI

0.714

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