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Issue date: 
11 September 2012

IDB, CI-Guyana sign US$1.6M deal for LCDS implementation

THE Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Conservation International-Guyana (CI-Guyana) signed an agreement yesterday, to begin a project that will test models for implementation of this country’s Low Carbon Development S

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July 30, 2012

First of Its Kind Multimillion Dollar Trust Fund Launched to Protect Guyana's Forests

The governments of Guyana and Germany along with Conservation International launch fund to protect critical ecosystems, maintain global carbon stocks and benefit local communities
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20 June 2012

Guyana to soon receive US $40M from Norway

Prime Minister of Norway Mr.

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May 29, 2012

Indian coffee company will not set up main processing plant here

The Indian coffee company which was given a forestry concession to mainly carry out value added activities has said that its main plant will in fact be in India and not Guyana. This raises concerns that the company will continue to export logs out of Guyana.

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May 15, 2012

Guayna's GRIF - What happens to the money?

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17 April 2012

Forester slams sustainable forest management claims

Claims of sustainable management of Guyana’s forests made by the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment are false even for one of the best-known timbers, says John Palmer, a Senior Associate of the Forest Management Trust.

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April 19, 2012

Sustaining Guyana’s rainforest reaping millions of dollars

Guyana has received more than a quarter of the US$250 million promised to it by the government of Norway for its part in protecting the Amazon rainforest from degradation and deforestation.

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19 February 2012

Guyana’s sustainable forestry use gains int’l recognition – Ghana forestry team visits

A Technical team from Ghana visiting Guyana met with Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud to learn more about its Chainsaw Milling Project funded by the European Union and implemented by the Forestry Training Centre Inc., with oversight by the Guyana’s Forestry Commiss

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March 30, 2012

ITTO Supports Development of Forest Planning Model in Guyana

March 2012: The Reducing Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Enhancing Environmental Services in Tropical Forests (REDDES) Programme of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) has provided support to Guyana to develop a high-level decision support model for forestry.

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20 February 2012

Indigenous developed forest protection plan

Wapichan communities of Guyana, presented a proposal to the government of that country to give them the care of 1.4 million hectares of native forests. Its aim is to preserve and protect that area of industries that could threaten its


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