Local forestry groups for 18-month compliance regulation training

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DPI, GUYANA, Monday, May 28, 2018 An injection of $10Million is being pumped into capacity building in the forestry sector. The project which was launched today at the Guyana Forestry Commission headquarters targets improving the livelihoods of forest communities. The GFC with aid from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture…

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Timber Expo 2018 an impressive display of timber products

A log house replica by Wood Direct

DPI, GUYANA, Sunday, May 20, 2018 Attendees of the Timber Expo 2018 were impressed by Guyana’s wood products while exhibitors lauded the success of the exhibition and called for it to be a fixed feature on the Guyana Forestry Commission’s (GFC) calendar. Chairman of GFC’s board, Joslyn Dow, said the…

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Consultancy starts for Stakeholder Engagements on REDD+ & Readiness Activities in Guyana

REDD Engagement (Kwakwani)

GEORGETOWN, Guyana: Countrywide community engagements have started under the consultancy for stakeholder participation on Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and Readiness Activities in Guyana. Commencing in early May, stakeholder engagements were held in Moruca, Region One; Mainstay, Region Two; Georgetown, Region Four and; Kwakwani, Region Ten. There would…

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