Gov’t committed to increasing value-added production

– Minister Bharrat at launch of Floor It’s Queenstown showroom Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Vickram Bharrat says the PPP/C Government is resolute in its commitment to supporting the nation’s traditional, productive sectors even as it continues to strengthen its relationship with the private sector. Minister Bharrat was at the…

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Forestry Commission to be fully operational again -Minister Bharrat

Minister of Natural Resources Hon. Vickram Bharrat has said the capacity of the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) has been strengthened and the entity would soon be fully operational again. Under the APNU+AFC Administration, the regulatory body was plunged into economic distress, leaving a trail of uncertainty in its wake. However,…

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MSMEs in forestry sector get support to operate sustainably

MICRO, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) make up approximately 80-90 per cent of the forestry sector in Guyana. Many MSMEs in Guyana involved in timber production operate through the Community Forest Organisation/Associations. However, they have challenges meeting the social, environmental and fiscal requirements of the European Union Forest Law Enforcement Governance…

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