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Issue date: 
29 January 2012

16 North Rupununi villages involved in Community Monitoring, Reporting and Verification

Another major initiative to ensure that Guyana’s natural resources and wealth are sustainably harvested for the development of its present and future generations, the Community Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (C-MRV) Project that will have the involvement of 16 villages of the North Rupunu

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20 May 2011

Writing the Rules for a New REDD Paradigm: Norway and Guyana

20 May 2011 | Guyanese Finance Minister Ashni Singh was ebullient when he and his Norwegian counterpart, Erik Solheim, officially launched the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) last October.

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April 25, 2011

The Vaitarna matter

A report by the Times of India earlier this month that an Indian company, Vaitarna Holdings, controlled 1.82M acres of Guyanese forest deservedly captured media scrutiny here.

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January 13, 2011

IDB to help Guyana’s readiness to access forest carbon money

The World Bank has approved Guyana’s request for the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) to perform the services as delivery partner for Guyana’s participation in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) which focal point is the Guyana Forestry Commission.

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November 1, 2010

France wants to survey Guyana’s forest

A French delegation expressed an interest in surveying Guyana’s forest using satellite technology, during a recent courtesy call on President Bharrat Jagdeo.

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02 October 2010

President lauds Japan’s support to Guyana

..asks Ambassador to lobby leaders on REDD +
With Japan playing a major part in helping Guyana meet the challenges of providing safe drinking water and ensuring that the East Demerara Water Conservancy is functioning the way it should, Guyana has recognised this developmental partner contribution in the fight against climate change and its leaning on the eastern country’s influence for a good agreement in Cancun.

Issue date: 
September 30, 2010

Key advances can be made at Cancun climate meet – Jagdeo

…if developed countries keep commitments

President Bharrat Jagdeo believes that there are key opportunities that can be had at the Cancun, Mexico meeting on climate change that would improve on commitments made in the Copenhagen Accord last year.

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by Dr. Radut