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Social Impact Assessment on Guyana’s National Sugar Action Plan

In collaboration with international consultants the firm conducted a Social Impact Assessment on Guyana’s National Sugar Action Plan for the European Commission (EC) in Guyana.

Our duties included:

  1. Estimating the likely social impacts of the Guyana National Sugar Action Plan at the community, regional, and national levels, expressed in terms of best, most-likely, and worst-case scenarios for key parameters such as employment and household incomes,
  2. Proposing measures to mitigate any adverse impacts by means of changes to existing laws, regulations, insurance schemes or other safety nets,
  3. Proposing measures to enhance the benefits of potentially favourable social impacts;
  4. Examining alternative income generating activities, i.e., via agricultural diversification efforts, small business development, commercial development, and
  5. Recruiting and training of staff to conduct field survey exercises and the provision of statistical analysis as requested by experts.


Duration: August to September, 2007

 
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