The vision of Green Guyana 2018 is “to be a catalyst for the development of small businesses in Guyana so that they can become the engine of growth and job creation for the transformation of Guyana’s brown economy along a low carbon and resource efficient environmentally responsible path towards a Green Economy”.
The Mission of the Guyana Green 2018 is “To promote the growth and importance of small businesses in Guyana so that a stronger more resilient and diversified economy is sustained. Hence, activities are geared towards:
- Attracting new business & industry to Guyana.
- Assisting existing businesses with growth and expansion plans,
- Creating a business environment conducive to entrepreneurship and sustainability.
Guyana has been blessed with an overabundance of “Jewels”. Guyana is a “land of many waters” including the majestic Kaieteur Falls and is the second richest county in the world with fresh water. Guyana has breath-taking flora and fauna beyond belief. Guyana is a birdwatcher’s paradise with over 800 birds. It has the mighty Jaguar, the noble Eagle and the resplendent plumage of the Macaw. Guyana has 18 million hectares of pristine forests, part of the “Lungs of the Earth”. The country has one of the highest forests covering in the world. Guyana is the “Kingdom of Nature and the Land of Enchantment” .Yet, our greatest wealth lies in our people and our diverse cultures: Amerindian, African, Chinese, Indian, Portuguese, Mixed and European. Within this Canopy of Wealth, Guyana’s greatest Jewels are its Youth and People.. Guyana is also a central part of the Guiana Shield along with Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. The Shield is one of the richest regions of biodiversity in the world. History is repeating itself as Guyana seeks to again become a Green State, even amidst its enormous mineral wealth of oil, gold (the famous Eldorado), diamonds, manganese, and other ores.