FCPF-REDD+ consultations for indigenous, forest-dependent communities


GEORGETOWN, Guyana: The Ministry of Natural Resources has hired a communications firm to engage and consult with indigenous peoples, forest-dependent communities and other key stakeholders of the programme to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+). Over the next 24 months, the Spain-based Centre of Partnerships for Development (CAD) will…

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Regional Seminar held to share lessons on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnerships Agreements (FLEGT VPA) in support of the legal trade in timber


A regional seminar on “Sharing Regional Lessons on FLEGT VPA processes: Transitioning from Negotiations to Implementation” was held from 28-29 September 2016 at the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana. This seminar was convened to share experiences and lessons learned around the processes of Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPA) with the European…

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