Poverty Reduction Strategy 2011-2015

General information

This Strategy aims to reduce poverty in the country through three main areas of action: (1) institutional strengthening and governance; (2) Access to social services; and (3) strengthening and extension of social safety systems.

Country Guyana
Type Estrategia
Classification Production conditions, Production, Post-production, Income, Health and nutrition, Emergencies and natural resources
Date 2011 - 2015
Document http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/guyana/.../prsplaugust2011_en.pdf
Website http://www.finance.gov.gy/
Responsible institution

Ministry of Finance



Generate economic growth by improving access to social services, institutional strengthening and governance and empowerment and increased social safety nets.


  • Sound economic policies.
  • Sustainable environmental protection.
  • Good governance.
  • Improved physical infrastructure.
  • Development of human resources.
  • Improved social services including better social safety systems.
  • Special intervention strategies for vulnerable populations.
Target population

General population, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable.