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Date:  4/11/2012 
Suriname prepared guidelines for sound environmental practices in the energy sector and companies are now being certified. Awareness and training are continuously provided in the area of waste management.

Suriname implemented promising projects in the hinterland of Suriname regarding energy security. Most projects were executed by the Foundation for the Development of the Interior (SFOB). The SFOB Program (2003-2007) provided more than nine villages with electricity and water facilities, directly resulting in eradication of poverty for maroons and indigenous peoples in the hinterland. Urban areas were also connected to the electrical grid, providing eradication of poverty and sustainable development for people in those communities.

Granholo project
The ongoing Granholo project is the second small hydropower project that has been conductedin the Tapanahony river. This project is being conducted in close collaboration with the University of Suriname and the Ministry of Natural Resources and the state-owned electrical company EBS.
Paragraphs: 45, 48 Paragraphs VII Summit: -

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