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conomy (the Green State evelopment Strategy), the Ministry of Business’ 2016 to 020 Strategic Plan, the Guyna Food Security Strategy, e CARICOM Regional Food nd Nutritional Security olicy and other economic ctivities. The committee will also versee the establishment of artnerships with internation, regional and national agenes to support the transitiong of these sugar-dependent ommunities and they are xpected to meet at least once er month. The committee will also ontinue the initiatives which ere started by GuySuCo and her agencies. Current procts include: the European nion-funded study to transion ex-employees into farmers; the Ministry of Natural Resources-funded project in partnership with the Board of Industrial Training and the GuySuCo Training Centre/ Port Mourant in Motor Vehicle Services and Minor Repairs, Welding and Fabrication, Refrigeration and Electrical Installation; and the Small Business Bureau funded training at the Guyana Industrial Training Centre in plumbing, masonry and carpentry, among others.
Projects to be funded, the statement said, include training in forestry management areas and management of community forestry concessions, and training in carpentry, masonry, garment construction and food preparation at the Upper Corentyne Technical Institute.
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