The Global Water Partnership Caribbean ( GWP-C ) was formally launched in 2004 and it is a Regional Water Partnership of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) Organisation. GWP-C endeavours to support Caribbean countries in the sustainable management of their water resources by promoting integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the region. For more information, please visit: www.gwp-caribbean.org. The University of Guyana (UG) became a GWP-C Partner organisation in 2010.
On the 17th August 2021, a Small-scale Grant Agreement was signed between GWP-C and the UG subsequent to the development and submission of a Concept Note by Dr. Paulette Bynoe, in collaboration with Ms. Denise Simmons. The objectives of the Small-scale Grant Agreement are as follows:
- To work with the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Science (FEES) Eco-Trust Society and the University of Guyana Geographical Society through a brainstorming session on IWRM issues in Guyana;
- To purchase water sampling kits to conduct water monitoring in their communities and upload the results to a Platform for Youth and Water Resource Management which shall be placed under FEES; and
- To establish a website for the Platform.