Two new logging concessions for Ituni

Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Raphael Trotman and GFC’s Corporate Secretary Attorney Jacey Archibald

DPI, Guyana, Sunday, November 10, 2019 The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), on Sunday, announced the award of two brand-new concessions to the Ituni Small Loggers Association (ISLA). This move will see the Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) loggers getting into action in less than two weeks. The 12, 500 acres in…

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Compliance training for 69 Community Forestry Organisations

Some of the participants and GFC workers during the closing ceremony of the FAO-EU FLEGT Training Programme

─ training increases awareness in areas of legal obligations, fiscal and social duties ─ community groups say training “insightful” By Felecia Valenzuela DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, May 28, 2019 The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the European Union (FAO-EU) sponsored initiative, through its Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Programme,…

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REDD+ strategy sees reduction in deforestation and CO2 emittance

Chairperson for the Forestry Commission, Jocelyn Dow

─ 35% reduction in deforestation ─ forestry commission lauded for implementation of forest regulations DPI, Guyana, Friday, April 12, 2019 Guyana’s National REDD+ Strategy has helped in the reduction of deforestation by 35 per cent which was equivalent to about 13 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) not emitted into…

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