The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). World Bank data on social and economic indicators. The Programme, funded by the UK Department for International Development, was initiated in 2013 with the overall goal of diversification in Guyana of agriculture and aquaculture to boost economic growth, support rural incomes and reduce poverty. The Youth Innovation Project of Guyana is the flagship project for the Department of Youth. The Project aims to encourage young people to come up with innovative solutions for societal issues.