GLSC Strives to improve services in 2019

─ several projects to be implemented

─ continuous training for staff

─ all staff to be trained in ICT 

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) plans to improve the quality of their services and delivery in 2019 through the implementation of several projects in key areas.

This was stated by GLSC Commissioner, Trevor Benn during the agency’s end-of-year press briefing. According to Benn, there are a number of projects to be implemented in 2019.

Commissioner of Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission, Trevor Benn.

“The commission is engaged in a multitude of areas of work all in line with its legal mandate.”

Among the projects slated for 2019, is a legislative review of all laws relevant to land administration in Guyana along with the rolling out of the National Policy on Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

He said in addition to the construction of new Sub Offices in several regions, there will be more training for staff.

The commissioner assured the agency “will pursue vigorously, training of all levels of our staff both local and international and we will continue to respond to request to attend conferences overseas to help to expose our staff [to training].”

He noted that all staff will be trained in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to facilitate the commission’s transition to digitization.

There will also be continued implementation of the Sustainable Land Development and Management project in 2019.

“This project caters for the strengthening of the commission’s core functions and extensive work,” Benn noted.

Guyana is set to host the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention CRIC 17 at the end of January.

Anara Khan.

Image: Jules Gibson.

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