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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Historic EU-FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement Initialled

The Guyana delegation among representatives of the EU

The European Union Forest Law, Enforcement, Governance and Trade (EU-FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) was initialled at a special ceremony at Berlaymont Hall in Brussels, Belgium on November 23rd, 2018, and followed by a reception for participants and special invitees. The initialling was done by Minister of Natural Resources Hon.…

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