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WORLD OCEANS DAY - Lives and Livelihoods

In Suriname, the fisheries sector is the largest in the Agricultural sector, with over thirty five percent of the production value and an export quantity between thirty five percent and forty percent…  


World Environment Day

To help mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change and raise awareness among the Surinamese community, the Global Climate Change Alliance Suriname Adaptation Project (GCCA + Project), funded…  


World Biodiversity Day

Biodiversity is important for people and nature. It provides countless services and products to society and the economy and is indispensable to human existence on earth. Examples of so-called…  


PPE Handover Nickerie & Corinie

To continue mitigating the possible impact of the pandemic, eight institutions in Nickerie and Coronie are now better equipped to combat the current COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to the supply of cleaning…  


Powering Suriname’s Hinterland, by the Sun

Tepu has operated on a power system setup some forty years prior, dependent on a generator and fuel. Today, the village runs on solar power, following the vision of the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT)…  


Presentation of Credentials Jairo Valverde Bermudez, UNDP Resident Representative

Presentation of Credentials, Jairo Valverde Bermudez, UNDP Resident Representative to His Excellency Albert Ramdin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation,…  


World Water Day 2021 : Valuing Water, an essential building block of life

In the second cycle of the Global Climate Change Suriname Adaptation Project (GCCA Project Phase 2), sub-projects in terms of the water component, will be supported and deployed, resulting in improved…  


GCCA+ Phase 2 Project donates Vehicles IT Equipments and Office Supplies to the Government of Suriname

GCCA+ Phase 2 Project donates Vehicles and 𝐼𝑇 πΈπ‘žπ‘’π‘–π‘π‘šπ‘’π‘›π‘‘ π‘Žπ‘›π‘‘ π‘œπ‘“π‘“π‘–π‘π‘’ 𝑠𝑒𝑝𝑝𝑙𝑖𝑒𝑠 to the Ministry of π‘π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘Žπ‘™ π‘…π‘’π‘ π‘œπ‘’π‘Ÿπ‘π‘’π‘  and the Ministry of Land Policy and Forest…  


Launch of the CariSECURE Police Incident Form (PIF) in Suriname

The Police Incident Form is a data collection tool which allows police officers to efficiently capture information when a crime/ incident is being reported such as details about the incident, the…  


Awareness of the impact of disasters and climate change on women

According to the UN, 80% of people globally displaced by climate change are women, of which 43% of agricultural workers are women and 13% are landowners. This group deals with the climate change on…  

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