FLEGT consultation session held in Aishalton

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The FLEGT consultation session held in Aishalton on February 13th 2017 received participation from 25 persons representing the villages of Aishalton, Katoonarib, Karandarnau, Achawib, Bashaizon, Awarewaunau, Maruranau and Shea. Targeted sessions in this area has always been critical given the vast distance between these villages and the mainland of Georgetown.…

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Successful session on the EU-FLEGT was held in Lethem

FLEGT IN LETHEM

On February 10th 2017, another successful session on the EUFLEGT was held in Lethem with participation from a total of 39 persons from 18 villages, namely Potarenau, Moco Moco, St. Ignatius, Tipuru, Tiger Pond, Hiowa, Yupukari, Shulinab, Quarrie, Kumu, Parishara, Sawariwau, Baitoon, Quiko, Meriwan, Nappi, Sand Creek, Katoka. Many of…

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Karasabai consulted on the Guyana-EU FLEGT VPA

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On February 9th 2017, the Amerindian Village of Karasabai was consulted on the Guyana-EU FLEGT VPA as part of the National Technical Working Groups’ (NTWG) 2017 round of stakeholder consultation. Thirty one (31) persons were able to partake in the day’s session which included representation from the village of Yamparo.…

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FLEGT Consultation held in the Villages of Rupertee, Wowetta and Toka

FLEGT Consultation held in the Villages of Rupertee, Wowetta and Toka 2

The EU FLEGT VPA is a bi-lateral timber trade agreement (between Guyana and the EU) which seeks to curb illegal logging, foster inter-agency collaboration, and improve transparency and market access (among other benefits).The 2017 round of national stakeholders’ consultation on the development of the VPA is on-going throughout Guyana. Three…

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Successful Annai Cluster consultation conducted

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– Guyana-EU FLEGT VPA process highlighted In an effort to continue participatory dialogue between stakeholders in the forestry sector, the NTWG and FLEGT Secretariat held cluster based consultation session in Annai on February 2nd 2017. A total l of twenty seven (27) persons participated which included Toshaos and senior council…

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Greatfalls FLEGT Consultation Session (January 2017)

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The National Technical Working Group (NTWG) in partnership with the FLEGT Secretariat continues to conduct consultation sessions with Amerindian Villages across the country as a key stakeholder. These sessions are done according to the Schedule for National consultation on the Guyana-European Union Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership…

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Rockstone forest stakeholders and interested persons were updated on FLEGT

Rockstone forest stakeholders and interested persons were updated on FLEGT

As the Guyana-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) process moves forward, there are a number of consultation sessions which are being held with stakeholders across the country.  Today’s article features the session conducted with Rockstone Loggers Association within the Amerindian Community of Rocktone. The session witnessed the participation of members…

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