Guyana

GDP Current US$ 3,879 millions (2018)
GDP per capita Current US$ 4,979 (2018)
Agriculture, value added Percentage of GDP 12.73% (2018)
Population
782.23
Geographic distribution
73.4%
26.6%
Poberty
18.6%
17.5%
36.1%
Undernourishment
8.1%
The right to food in Guyana

The Cooperative Republic of Guyana, in its Political Constitution of 1980, makes an explicit recognition of the right to food, by noting in its third chapter "Fundamental Rights and Freedoms of the Individual", that "... any person in Guyana is entitled to a happy, creative, productive and hunger-free life ... ", establishing food as a fundamental right.

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Food and nutrition security in Guyana


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 Access

Relates to the way that people obtain food, both physically and economically, be it trade, self-production, access to markets, income increase due to programs and other social protection instruments, and direct food aid

Inflación interanual general y alimentaria

 Availability

Refers to the provision, supply or stock of food, i.e. it relates to the "supply", food production, production infrastructure, inputs and food production chains, and national and international net trade.

Composición (%) de la disponibilidad alimentaria por grupo de alimentos

 Utilization

It's the influence of food quality on the nutritional status of individuals and their health. This includes hygiene; sanitation; quality and food safety; nutritional information; and the way the body uses the nutrients.

Tasa (%) de obesidad (IMC>=30) en adultos (+18 años)

Highlighted interventions

 Stability

It's the consolidation of the other three dimensions of food and nutrition security over time, ie "for everyone at all times." Thus, it considers the capacity to react to unforeseen political, economic and social crisis and natural disasters that may change the conditions of the other dimensions, creating risk and vulnerability.

Contribución (%) de emisiones por sectores de la economía, 2010