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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With improved life expectancy, income and access to education, Guyana has moved up one spot on the Human Development Index, at 122 out of 189 countries and territories recognised by the United Nations (UN).

This was revealed in the 2020 United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP’s) Human Development Report, which was recently launched virtually in Sweden, under the theme, “The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene.”

According to the UNDP report, Guyana’s Human Development Index (HDI) for 2019 stood at 0.682. This represents a 24.5 per cent increase for the period . . .

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