Weathering storms in Central America: The impact of hurricanes on poverty and the economy
Guyana is a middle-income country, and the third smallest country in South America after Suriname and Uruguay, with about 800,000 inhabitants. Its per capita income in 2015 was US$4,090 (Atlas method). Guyana is well endowed with natural resources, fertile agricultural lands, bauxite, gold and extensive tropical forests which cover more than 80 percent of the country. Guyana has one of the lowest...
The World Bank’s World Development Report, published annually since 1978, is an invaluable guide to the economic, social, and environmental state of the world today. Each report provides in-depth analysis and policy recommendations on a specific and important aspect of development.