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Issue date: 
Jan. 12, 2010

Guyana: US$700,000 avoided deforestation agreement signed

Georgetown  - Jan.

Issue date: 
Saturday, January 16, 2010

Guyana government has sought the immediate removal of Bulkan from the World Bank's TAP

The Guyana government has expressed its concerns to the World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility about a Suriname map that includes part of Guyanas sovereign territory and has deemed it an “ unprovoked insult.” The map was part of a presentation at a forum of the World Bank [probably the Participants Committee of the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, 26-28 October 2010, agenda item PC4].

Guyana and REDD - An interesting Partnership

Guyana's deforestation projections under its proposal for seeking carbon payments for conserving its forests are raising questions, according to commentary published in Stabroek News.

Issue date: 
May 18, 2009

A profitable rainforest!(?)

A MOST unusual document landed on your correspondent’s desk recently: a financial report from a rainforest. Iwokrama, a 370,000-hectare rainforest in central Guyana, announced that it was in profit. It added, more intriguingly, that rainforests had entered the “global economy”.


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by Dr. Radut