During the pandemic, the IDB Country Office in Guyana embraced drone technology to advance project supervision, an innovative way of yielding greater value in project execution. “What date was that picture taken?” asks the contractor looking at an image of a road construction project in Georgetown, Guyana. “On May 4,” the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) … [Read more...] about A bird’s eye view on project execution in Guyana
The Guyana Labor Force Survey: A Happy Reality!
Featured Image: On the left, Diether doing fieldwork in the streets of Georgetown, Guyana, July 2017, photo by Diether W. Beuermann The Guyana Labor Force Survey: A Happy Reality! By Diether Beuermann, Sharon Miller, and Clevern Liddell Imagine a Government that would like to prioritize scarce public funds for social assistance in areas with higher poverty incidence, … [Read more...] about The Guyana Labor Force Survey: A Happy Reality!
Why walking in the middle of the road is safer by Clevern Liddell
By Clevern Liddell Normally, we walk on one side of the road, left side or right side. My colleague Alejandro gave me some good advice once and told me to always walk in the direction of the oncoming traffic. Did you know that? Do you always do it? Am I safe doing this? According to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), on average, for every 100,000 individuals in … [Read more...] about Why walking in the middle of the road is safer by Clevern Liddell