Forestry Sector made a turnaround in 2021

From a grossly mismanaged sector that was on the verge of collapse, the forestry sector under the PPP/C Government which took office in August 2020, has made a turnaround. The government chanelled $350 million into the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) to cover operational costs and wages for staff for the…

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UAV Mapping Of Mining Impacts

Fieldwork surrounding active mining sites is often dangerous and time-consuming. Rapid surveys using a UAV enables mapping of the mining extent and supports fieldwork measurements looking to quantify forest degradation. The drone footage can be linked to field transects and used to estimate the level and extent of canopy disturbance…

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