Like the population distribution, the majority of the paved roads in Guyana are along the coastal area, over approximately only ten percent of the country’s landmass. A majority of the villages and towns do not have paved interior roads. There is an adequate water distribution system in the most populated areas but no sewage disposable system except for septic tanks. The GSE starts with small but incremental steps by providing an ecological and economic solution from our partner that will significantly increase the number of surfaced roads in the villages and towns were they currently do not exist. A similar surface hardening solution will be used to create a network of interior airstrips that would increase accessibility for the ecotourist and other commercial activities.
The Atlantic coastal area of Guyana and its main population centers are below sea level. For The Land of Many Waters, it is both a blessing and a curse. The masters of infrastructural defense against water, the Dutch, were the first colonizers of Guyana. The Dutch built a system of Kokas, Canals and Dykes and a “Sea Wall”. Almost all of the major colonizers of the time, the British, French, Portuguese and the Dutch, settled in The Guianas over time; However, it was the Dutch colonizers through The Dutch West India Company that developed the water defense system around the Demerara and Berbice Rivers, the two main population centers of Georgetown and New Amsterdam, of which the British later became the primary beneficiary.
Over time the drainage system established by the Dutch has, for the most part, has been replaced, there are now roads where there were previously canals. Now when there is a heavy downpour in combination with a high tied would result in flooding all along with many areas the coastal region. The pumping stations at times cannot provide adequate and timely drainage. There are several other factors possibly impacting flooding in the coastal region for the country to include climate change or the increasing population in the regions, but the situation is compounded with canals and drains being blocked with nonbiodegradable material like styrofoam cups and plastics.
Guyana’s future technology LeapFrog will be one of the driving forces in the general plan for the development of its overall infrastructure. Guyana Social Enterprise (GSE) is a business consultant whose approach to technology infrastructure is to work on the establishment of a viable substructure in the main population centers along the coast In establishing the substructure as a conduit for broadband methods like fiber optics or even coaxial, and our forward-looking structural designs apply technology energy to deliver Guyana’s abundance of natural gas to business and homes in Guyana. A 5G Anyhaul (mobile transport or radiofrequency) linking the interior parts of the country to the main population centers on the coast for Business Support Systems (BSS) still has the requirements of interconnection into a Cloud (SDN and NFV) Core Network embedded into a substructure as a conduit.